Tagged: intoxication

Essential Substances by Richard Rudgley 0

Essential Substances by Richard Rudgley

000000The history of humans ritually using psychoactive substances goes back beyond the written record, and stretches across the globe through many disparate and far-flung cultures. The ubiquity of psychoactive plants,...

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Intoxication Season at Kew Gardens: Mind Altering Plants and Fungi

000000From 20th September until 12th October 2014 at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Intoxication Season will explore the secret history behind Mind-Altering Plants and Fungi: From the opium poppy...

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BoomTown Fair review 2012: Festival Intoxication and the Theatre of Play

000000The summer fair, or fayre as it was once spelt, purportedly began in medieval times for entertainment and the peddling of local wares. These celebratory gatherings, however, contain a more...

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Why We Take Drugs by Tom Yardley

000000Originally published in 2012 ‘Why We Take Drugs: Seeking excess and communion in the modern world’ by Tom Yardley is a phenomenological analysis of intoxication. The book takes into account...