Aldous Huxley was a mind ahead of his time. Through his literary works, he encouraged others to examine the “absurdity of strongly held but little examined beliefs.”
Sadly, there are countless millions of “normal” people who blindly make their way through life without questioning or recognizing the pervasive sickness present in our society. In this instance, ignorance is bliss.
America is in the middle of a pain epidemic, we need to stop stigmatizing those who are suffering. Read More
via Three-Quarters of Americans Are Self-Medicating Pain — Observer
The underlying events and emotions that often lead to total devastation in the form of addiction/alcoholism are rarely, if ever, spoken of.
The shame, stigma and silence surrounding addiction sadly ends in the death of at least *90 people in the U.S. every day. As a society, people are becoming increasingly disconnected from each other, their faces glued to electronic devices, this is a problem that is only getting worse. NOTE: This blog had to be edited due to disturbing content.
*According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) nih.gov
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