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Why Do People Try — Why Do People Use — Drugs? Part 1 (Version 1.1.4)

Confused or befuddled as to why anyone would ever take drugs? Ever hear someone say there are a million reasons why people use drugs? Or perhaps you think there is only one reason why people take drugs: they are loser druggies just looking to get high? Did you know Jesus was accused of that? Whatever the harshest words were at the time, I’m sure those were the ones used against him.

In this essay you will learn of the few key reasons — the isolated variables — as to why people have tried — and why people use — drugs.

The few key reasons why people have tried — and why people use — drugs, all can have a range of inclusion from zero to significant. The variable Time works with this model and is not rejected but respected.

Stanton Peele on ‘Why it Doesn’t Make Sense to Call Addiction a Disease’

On Stanton Peele Ph.D., J.D.’s website http://LifeProcessProgram.com you can find a nice article he shares freely!

We Like Our Self-Fulfilling Prophecies Better Than We Like Your Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

The champions and promoters of death, stigma, lies, and pain screamed in faces, over the airwaves, and in the oldspapers about their lust for continued undeserved, unconstitutional, and un-Biblical power over others.

Stanton Peele Takes on AA, the Toughest Drug to Quit, and Prohibitionists Perverting Kids

Here are three recent pieces worth reading.

In this first piece, he points out (among other things) the harms inflicted by the zero-tolerance and abstinence-only mindsets.

The Surprising Truth About Addiction

Stanton Peele Comments on Markel’s Cocaine Book

Background information:

Garbage Out is Sin, Not the Garbage In

What goes into your mouth does not make you ‘unclean.’ It’s what comes out of your mouth that makes you ‘unclean.’”1

Nothing outside of you can make you ‘unclean’ by going into you. It is what comes out of you that makes you ‘unclean.’”2

Attributed to: 
Jesus (NIRV) [1] Matthew [2] Mark
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