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Beyond the religious arguments, what is the philosophical case in the Western tradition against self-slaughter?
We can decriminalize pot and get tougher on alcohol and sugar.
We spend huge sums on fighting a war on illegal drugs and pay little attention to the misuse of a legal one.
Our fascination with the brain seems to come from a longing to make psychology more like a hard science and hence, we assume, more useful. Physics gave us electricity, skyscrapers, and the Internet. Chemistry gave us medicine and more fresh food
Some people brood over painful events.
COLLABORATIONS may go swimmingly for years before the hostility begins.