Our Judeo-Christain Heritage

Our Judeo-Christain Heritage
-By Lynn Winters An Inquiry into the Ideas and Forces that Link the Thought of Our Time with our Religious Past Western culture is inextricably linked with the doctrines and practices that have come down to us today in the form of our Judaic-Christian heritage. Every...

Heimia salicifolia (Sinicuilche) Preparation

Heimia salicifolia (Sinicuilche) Preparation
Common Name: Sinicuiche, Sinicuilche, Sinicuil, yerbas de las animales (herb of the spirits) Family: Lythraceae Range: Argentina, Mexico, Oaxaca Comments: There seems to be a bevy of misinformation on the internet regarding Sinicuichi, and my hope with this brief...

Not So Dopey

Not So Dopey
There is a certain cognitive dissonance associated with the word “drug”. On the one hand, it can mean “life-saving medicine”. On the other, it can signify “probably illegal and possibly life-threatening recreation”. Some substances...

Marijuana, Alcohol and Actual Driving Performance

U.S. Department of TransportationNational Traffic Safety AdministrationDOT HS 808 939Marijuana, Alcohol and Actual Driving PerformanceJuly 1999 This document is available to the public from the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22161. This...

Soma, Divine Mushroom of Immortality

Soma, Divine Mushroom of Immortality
-By George Wong Introduction Amanita muscaria, or the Fly Agaric, is not a well-known mushroom based on its scientific name or common name. Yet the picture on the left of this mushroom will probably be familiar to the reader. In recent times, it is the mushroom that...