Hamilton Morris holding amanita muscaria mushrooms. Photo Credit: Vice. Hamilton Morris is the host and creator of Vice's Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia. In the series, Hamilton travels the world examining psycho-active substances. He delves into those substances and their effects, user-communities, manufacturers, distributors, and occasionally their inventors. Hamilton’s show … [Read more...] about Inside Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia with Chemist and Filmmaker, Hamilton Morris
Is the preference for natural over synthetic drugs ubiquitous? Photo credit: Envato. There is a common error in reasoning called the naturalistic fallacy. It occurs when one conflates what is natural with what is good. The issue is that oftentimes, the one deploying this argument determines exactly what natural means. One bigoted example is the homophobic argument … [Read more...] about Natural or Synthetic Drugs: an Arbitrary Preference?