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pursuit of intoxication

Andrew I. Malcolm

pursuit of intoxication

by Andrew I. Malcolm

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse.,
  • Drugs.,
  • Drugs -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 257-265.

    Statement[by] Andrew I. Malcolm.
    SeriesPocket books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5801 .M32
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 276 p.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5339260M
    ISBN 100671481045
    LC Control Number72192869

      Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit of Intoxication Self Deprecating Humor, Food, Sports, Politics. Not In That Order.   By its very nature this desire was intended to be intoxicating. That intoxication delights God, and is meant to delight us, when it is directed to the pursuit of marital intimacy. So go ahead and drink–drink of the love of your wife. Go ahead and drink to intoxication–get drunk in her love. But do not drink, and do not get drunk, in any.

      Intoxication by Siegel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide The Universal Pursuit of Mind-Altering Substances. ( ratings by Presenting his conclusions on the biological as well as cultural reasons for the pursuit of intoxication and showing that personality and guidance often define /5(). Early in her substantial new book The Recovering: Intoxication and its Aftermath, American writer Leslie Jamison offers the first of many alternating viewpoints on .

    (). Intoxication: Life in Pursuit of Artificial Paradise. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs: Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. Author: Robert Leverant.   this book was given to me by a friend who knew me all too well. the history starts from as far back as the author could go, detailing the ancient greeks and their, er, bathing rituals. if you don't like pronouncing greek names, the first 75 pages probably aren't for you. he goes from there to indian cultures eating hallucinogens for thirty days in the jungle and any other crazy /5.


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The first half of the book includes some interesting summaries of scientific The first half of the book is an overview of the most popular categories of drugs—ie. stimulants, opioids, cannabis, alcohol, etc.—and the second half is a discussion of why it is the natural, instinctual "fourth drive" of human beings to pursue intoxication/5.

"Siegal's book will be controversial, but his perspective on intoxication as a fact of nature and not just of culture cannot be ignored. Intoxication should be required reading for the nation's drug czar.", Pursuit of intoxication book Angeles Times Book Review "[Ronald K.

Siegal] knows more about how drugs work than anyone else alivean intrepid researcher [and] cartographer of Cited by: Intoxication: Life in Pursuit of Artificial Paradise Hardcover – J by Ronald K. Siegel (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ronald K.

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"Presenting his conclusions on the biological as well as cultural reasons for the pursuit of intoxication, Siegel offers a broad understanding of the intoxication phenomenon as wll as recommendations for curbing the negative aspects of drug use in Western culture by designing safe intoxicants." – k Edition: New Edition.

Psychopharmacologist Ronald K. Siegel draws on 20 years of groundbreaking research to provide countless examples of the intoxication urge in humans and animals. Presenting his conclusions on the biological and cultural reasons for the pursuit of intoxication, Siegel offers recommendations for curbing the negative effects of drug use in Western culture by designing.

Intoxication: Life in Pursuit of Artificial Paradise • This is a fascinating book, and if you can find a copy I highly recommend it.

It makes a strong case that recreational drug use is not just something that people like to do, it is something that humans—and many other organisms—require to survive.

The pursuit of intoxication through drugs, according to UCLA psycho-pharmacologist Siegel, is the ``fourth drive,'' as deep-rooted as our instinctual cravings. Intoxication: life in pursuit of artificial paradise User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Our pursuit of intoxication is inevitable, irrepressible, and universal, according to Siegel, a research psychopharmacologist from UCLA.

The pursuit of intoxification through drugs, according to UCLA psychopharmacologist Siegel, is the ``fourth drive,'' as deep-rooted as our instinctual cravings. • The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath is published by Granta.

To order a copy for £17 (RRP £20) go to or call Author: Rick Whitaker. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china External-identifierPages:   Ronald K.

Siegel, a leading authority on psychoactive substances who believed the war on drugs was futile because the pursuit of intoxication Author: Steve Marble.

In “Intoxication,” a fascinating, eye-opening book that challenges conventional wisdom, Siegel says that we cannot stamp out the use of these substances and, what’s more, that we shouldn’t Author: Lee Dembart. A scientific and cultural exploration of the pursuit of altered states of consciousness in both humans and animals• Contains myriad studies and examples from the author's 20 years of research• By the foremost authority on the social and psychological effects of drug useHistory shows that people have always used intoxicants.

In every age, in every part of 5/5(1). Originally published in under the title ‘Intoxication: Life in the Pursuit of Artificial Paradise,’ this reissue by Park Street Press is entitled ‘Intoxication: The Universal Drive for Mind-Altering Substances.’ The author, Ronald K.

Siegel is a psychopharmacologist interested in the social and psychological effects of drugs. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York DonorPages:   Editorial Reviews.

The pursuit of intoxication through drugs, according to UCLA psycho-pharmacologist Siegel, is the ``fourth drive,'' as deep-rooted as our instinctual cravings for food, water and sex.

``Although chapters on alcohol, opium, cocaine, cannabis, etc. pack a welter of details, this volume seems suspect in both its theorizing and its interpretation of Author: Ronald K. Siegel. "Siegal's book may draw spirited attacksbut his ideas are respected by drug authorities." Time "[Ronald K.

Siegal] knows more about how drugs work than anyone else alivean intrepid researcher [and] cartographer of consciousness." "Presenting his conclusions on the biological as well as cultural reasons for the pursuit of intoxicationBrand: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company. Be Driven by the Spirit of God, Not by Life in Pursuit of Intoxication David Reese 3a - Colossians 3a - Ephesians 9a - Primary Posts 9b - Secondary Posts Janu | 0 To pursue a life of intoxication, the dismissal of moral inhibitions.

Buy Intoxication: The Universal Pursuit of Mind-Altering Substances: The Universal Drive for Mind-altering Substances New Ed by Siegel, (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(20).And thus, he claims that pursuit of mind-altering substances constitutes the "Fourth Drive" in addition to our three drives of hunger, thirst and sex as it is simply an unavoidable (and sometimes desirable) part of our urge to explore new grounds for ensuring our own survival.

The chapter on alkaloids was very interesting in shedding more light /5(20). The book’s first half tells the story of Zimmerman’s marriage and its dissolution. A freelance journalist who has been a frequent contributor to The New York Times (and whose book grew out of.