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Pursuit of Intoxication.

Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario.

Pursuit of Intoxication.

by Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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ContributionsMalcolm, A.I.
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  Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit of Intoxication Self Deprecating Humor, Food, Sports, Politics. Not In That Order. The pursuit of intoxification through drugs, according to UCLA psychopharmacologist Siegel, is the ``fourth drive,'' as deep-rooted as our instinctual cravings for food, drink and sex. Therefore, he a.

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. Read "Intoxication The Universal Drive for Mind-Altering Substances" by Ronald K. Siegel, Ph.D. available from Rakuten Kobo. A scientific and cultural exploration of the pursuit of altered states of consciousness in both humans and animals • Con.

Richard Davenport-Hines is a well-respected journalist and author. He is the author of such intriguing books as Sex, Death, and Punishment: Attitudes to Sex and Sexuality in Britain Since the.   And he has gained a unique perspective, spelled out in his book Intoxication: Life in pursuit of artificial paradise, which is being reissued next April by Park Street Press of Rochester, Vermont. Siegel believes there is a strong biological drive to seek intoxication.


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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.

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"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.", Los Angeles Times Book Review "[Ronald Pursuit of Intoxication. book.

Siegal] knows more about how drugs work than anyone else alivean intrepid researcher [and] cartographer of consciousness.", Omni MagazineCited by: Intoxication: Life in Pursuit of Articifical Paradise Ronald K.

Siegel, Author, Claire Zion, Editor Pocket Books $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. 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.

He argues that the appetite for. 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 safe intoxicants.

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 the world, people have pursued 5/5(1). 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.

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“In a sense, the war on drugs is a war against ourselves, a denial of our very nature,” Siegel wrote in “Intoxication — Life in Pursuit of Artificial Paradise,” his book on humankind’s. "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 Book Edition: New Edition.

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Book. IntoxicationSaturn. Community. 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.

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National Emergency Pursuit of Intoxication, The by Malcolm, Andrew I. Publication date Topics Drug addiction, Narcotics Publisher Toronto, Alcoholism and. Intoxication, says Siegel, is a universal "fourth drive," as natural as the innate drives of hunger, thirst and sex.

From goats that nibble coffee berries to bees that guzzle stupefying nectars, almost every species on earth has encountered intoxication plants--sometimes accidentally, often intentionally.

“Like any good cocktail, this book brings together tasty ingredients in a delicious mix.” —Boston Herald “Walton is hilariously well-versed in wine terminology, and his wit is deliciously dry.” —Seattle Weekly Out of It is a thoroughly addictive examination of intoxicants, from the everyday substances of alcohol, caffeine, and tobacco to the illicit realm of opiates, ampheta/5(13).

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."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 intoxication.