Opening Skinner's Box

We Without Our Gods

Submitted by Chris Webster on Wed, 2008/09/10 - 05:25
[Bruce Alexander] was interested to find that there have been many times in human history when addiction was practically nil: the Canadian Indians, for instance, prior to assimilation, had a negligible addiction rate, as did our very own British brothers before the upheavals of the Industrial Revolution, when people farmed and lived off the land and watched the moon, that medicinal disk in the sky.