No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk...– Buddha (via dopatonin)
Marijuana Compound Treats Schizophrenia with Few... →
HAF: A compound found in marijuana can treat schizophrenia as effectively as antipsychotic medications, with far fewer side effects, according to a preliminary clinical trial. Researchers led by Markus Leweke of the University of Cologne in Germany studied 39 people with schizophrenia who were hospitalized for a psychotic episode. Nineteen patients were treated with amisulpride, an...
The claim that sex workers “sell our bodies” is not only logically absurd (I was...– Maggie McNeal Commenting on a Chicago Tribune article
Will Life Extension Mean the End of Religion? →
Very good, very interesting article: But when we invent a real treatment for aging - when we can stop people from growing old, when we can rejuvenate ourselves at will - that will be the acid test of whether most religious people really believe what they say they do. Most religions teach that death is only the gateway into another realm of existence, one so blissful that we should envy the dead...
Regret and shame are two of the most toxic emotions we can feel as people - they...– thesexuneducated
A recent Boise State University study of 484 heterosexual women showed that “50%...– Rachel Kramer Bussel
If your success is defined as being well adjusted to injustice and well adapted...– Dr. Cornell West
Fear & Loathing: Memorial Day Weekend Edition was...
The odd thing about this life is always that you spend half your time trying to...– Tom Waits (via penseesduchoeur)
Romance Ain't Dead
I never know how to fucking explain myself. It’s a rare moment for me when a cliche actually applies but really it’s not ‘you’… it’s ‘me’. Of course, no woman wants to believe this; fuck, I’m not sure anyone wants to believe this. But it’s the truth and I say that with as much sincerity as I can possibly muster. Relationships have never...
Will Marriage Become a Thing of the Past for All... →
Interesting way to look at how the culture surrounding marriage is shifting: Marriage’s fall has been chronicled by a vast array of articles in major media outlets, based on a vast array of studies. (Along with the Pew Center study, two others are: “Marriage and Divorce: Changes and Their Driving Forces,” by Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, and “The Deinstitutionalization of American...
You are sad. Go into your sadness rather than escaping into some activity, into...– Osho, The Book of Wisdom (via nirvikalpa)
How Big Pharma and the Psychiatric Establishment... →
I encourage you to read this entire article although… it’s just… it’s stark: “Children are known to be compliant patients and that makes them a highly desirable market for drugs,” says former Pharma rep Gwen Olsen, author of Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher.6 “Children are forced by school personnel to take their drugs, they are forced by their parents to take their...
Robbing someone of their smile and putting it on your face doesn’t make you...– Tablo( Epik High)
A Lesbo's Guide to Eating Vagina →
Quality reading: Did you know that The VICE Guide to Eating Pussy is still one of the main articles to bring people over to VICE.com? The reason for this is because unless you’re five years old, an unadventurous straight girl, or some other manner of person who sucks, you’ve probably had your mouth on a vagina and want to grow better and better in your skills as your life moves...
What is the mark of liberation? No longer being ashamed in front of oneself.– Friedrich Nietzsche
This year we saw many hilarious performances by women, and many idiotic...– Matthew Perry, presenting at the 2012 Comedy Awards