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Opium for the Masses

Author : Jim Hogshire
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Everything you want to know about the beloved poppy and its amazing properties, including: -- What does the opium high feel like? -- The stunning similarities between opium and your body's natural endorphins -- Morphine and its derivatives -- How to grow opium poppies -- Sources for fertile poppy seeds -- How to harvest the opium from a crop of poppies -- How to make poppy tea -- Other ways of making and ingesting opium -- And much morel Also includes rare photographs and detailed illustrations that bring this magnificent plant to life.

Religion Is the Opium of the Masses Karl Marx

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Religion Is Not Merely the Opium of the Masses It s the Cyanide Tom Robbins

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Capitalism is Not Democracy Capitalism as the opium of the masses

Author : H. Raymond Samuels II.
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Marx on Religion

Author : John Raines
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A primer of the often overlooked yet significant writings of Marx on religion.

Capitalism is Not Democracy Capitalism as the opium of the masses

Author : H. Raymond Samuels
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Sociology of Religion

Author : Kevin J. Christiano
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Sociology of Religion: Contemporary Developments charts changes in the sociology of religion without ignoring the continuing relevance of Weber, Durkheim, and Marx. Veteran sociologists Christiano, Swatos, and Kivisto address both the foundations and the profound changes in the field, placing new conceptions against their historical background. Charts, pictures, down-to-earth examples, and a readable style keep the history and new developments within the reach of undergraduates. Instructors who want to give their students a current and comprehensive overview of the field should take a look at Sociology of Religion: Contemporary Developments. Visit our website for sample chapters!

The Sociology of Religion

Author : George Lundskow
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Using a lively narrative, The Sociology of Religion is an insightful text that follows the logic of actual research, first investigating the facts of religion in all its great diversity, including its practices and beliefs, and then analyzing actual examples of religious developments using relevant conceptual frameworks. As a result, students actively engage in the discovery, learning, and analytical processes as they progress through the textùjust as a scholar pursues knowledge in the field and then applies theoretical constructs to interpret findings.This unique text is organized around essential topics and real-life issues and examines religion both as an object of sociological analysis as well as a device for seeking personal meaning in life. While primarily sociological in focus, the text incorporates relevant interdisciplinary scholarshipùthus teaching sociological perspectives on religion while introducing students to relevant research from other fields. Sidebar features and photographs of religious figures bring the text to life for readers.Key Features and Benefits:Uses substantive and truly contemporary real-life religious issues of current interest to engage the reader in a way few other texts doCombines theory with empirical examples drawn from the United States and around the world, emphasizing a critical and analytical perspective that encourages better understanding of the material presentedFeatures discussions of emergent religions, consumerism, and the link between religion, sports, and other forms of popular cultureDraws upon interdisciplinary literature, helping students appreciate the contributions of other disciplines while primarily developing an understanding of the sociology of religion InstructorÆs Resources on CD-ROM· InstructorÆs Resources on CD-ROM contains chapter outlines, summaries, multiple-choice questions, essay questions, and short answer questions as well as illustrations from the book. Contact Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) to request a copy (6:00 a.m.û5:00 p.m., PST).Intended Audience: This core text is designed for upper-level undergraduate students of Sociology of Religion or Religion and Politics.

Russia and the USSR 1900 1995

Author : Tony Downey
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This engaging book explores Russia's political movements, economic upheavals, and social turbulence through this century of change.

Consuming Pleasures

Author : John Rainford
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Consuming Pleasures traces the international and Australian history of licit and illicit drug use. It examines why we consume and what we consume, as well as the way in which consumption is regulated in the era of global free trade. It also looks at drug use from an Australian perspective, going back to our own opium-growing industry and the racist origins of our drug laws. In doing so it considers the paradox of contemporary white Australian identity: on the one hand an image of fit, sun-bronzed athletic types at home in the surf; on the other a nation of people whose per capita drug consumption often equals and more often than not surpasses that of most other nations.

Opium and the People

Author : Virginia Berridge
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At the beginning of the 19th century, opium was widely used as an everyday remedy for common ailments. By the 1920s, it was classified as a dangerous drug. In an examination of the social context of drug taking in Victorian England, the book explains this decisive change in attitude. This revised edition examines how and why restrictive policies were put in place in the early decades of the 20th century and reveals fresh perspectives on the motivations which survive in the formation of current drug policies.

Sports Fans Identity and Socialization Exploring the Fandemonium

Author : Adam C. Earnheardt
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Identity and socialization among sports fans are burgeoning areas of study among a growing cadre of scholars in the social sciences and beyond. Sports Fans, Identity, and Socialization, edited by Adam C. Earnheardt, Paul Haridakis, and Barbara Hugenberg, is an eclectic collection of new studies from accomplished and emerging scholars in the fields of communication, business, geography, kinesiology, psychology, and more, who employ a wide range of methodologies including quantitative, qualitative, and critical analyses.

The World s Religions

Author : Arvind Sharma
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This wide-ranging reader combines some of the best and most valuable contemporary perspectives from leading and significant writers, teachers, and thinkers who together address critical challenges and opportunities for the world's religions in a post 9/11 world. Edited by Arvind Sharma and organized by topic, the essays in this reader consider broad questions such as, What influence does religion have on contemporary life? The thematic arrangement of topics includes diverse religious perspectives on: war, terror, peace, human rights, pluralism, diversity, gender, spirituality, the interreligious dialogue, international diplomacy and globalization.

On Religion

Author : Karl Marx
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In these letters and essays, the founders of Marxism discuss the origins and essence of religion and offer a thought-provoking introduction to the theoretical basis of proletarian atheism.

A Letter from God

Author : Michael A. Reimann
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The Earth’s population has reached over seven billion. Even as war, terror, and environmental catastrophes dominate the headlines, medical science and technology continue to improve our lives. Can we reconcile the two, or is our planet irretrievably lost? Drawing on religious, scientific, and philosophical insights, physicist Michael A. Reimann combines theological and metaphysical views to show mankind’s future in A Letter from God. In an easy-to-read style, Reimann transcribes God’s message to humanity and argues that we are at a turning point in our brief but spectacular history on planet Earth. Reimann explores some of the doubts and perplexities humans have experienced throughout history and discusses how scientific discoveries continue to shape human evolution. But at the heart of this discourse is an urgent wake-up call. Overpopulation, pollution, disease, and dependency on fossil fuels continue to send us hurtling toward a crucial breaking point. If we choose to harness the power of technology, abandon organized religion, and practice environmentalism, however, we may yet survive. A Letter from God offers an eye-opening, prescient window into humankind’s potential destruction—or potential salvation.

Legally Stoned

Author : Todd A. Thies, Ph.D.
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14 Mind-Altering Substances You Can Obtain and Use Without Breaking The Law "A Euphoric, Crazy Trip."--Amanita muscaria mushroom user Everyone can get high...biologically speaking, that is. And it's just plain human nature to want to try it. Although the government stands in the way of this basic right, there are ways around the restrictions. On the road to altered consciousness, there's a perfectly legal route. With each of the fourteen psychoactive substances detailed in this book, you can get high, pass a urine drug test, and never once break the law. "Totally Clear, Intense Hallucinations For Hours."--Ayahuasca user Legally Stoned provides a clear, practical guide for obtaining and using fourteen of the easiest to acquire, legal mind-altering agents. It also includes a description and history of each item, its chemistry and physiological reactions, accounts of its pleasures and perils, and any risks associated with it. Here are a few legal substances and their reported impact: • Amanita muscaria mushroom use leads to feelings of euphoria and auditory hallucinations • Anadenanthera peregrina/colubrina seeds have been known to cause intense visions of psychedelic light and color • Ayahuasca, which originated in South America, often produces visual hallucinations that include the jungle, exotic animals, even ancient native artwork! "Like Watching A Laser Light Show. . .Next Time I'll Take More."--Colubrina seed user "Fascinating . . . You are not merely holding a book; you are holding a key to the doors of perception. Legally Stoned is far more than an excellent, meticulously-researched sourcebook; it is a highly-readable treasure trove of experiments and experiences." --Kinky Friedman, musician, novelist, and politician "Legally Stoned is a well researched sourcebook for anyone interested in psychoactive substances that are currently legal in the United States. Legally Stoned cites scientific research and personal accounts to provide accurate descriptions of each substance's history, physiological effects, and the risks of use. Legally Stoned also challenges the rationality of the drug laws by describing the methods people often use to obtain and prepare each substance." --Krystle Cole, www.NeuroSoup.com, author of Lysergic and After the Trip "I refuse to plunge into paranoid speculation why many of the magical and sacred foods of the gods are made illegal and their communicants vilified. Instead, I bless and give thanks for books such as this, and intelligent and courageous souls such as Dr. Thies for their efforts to keep the doors of perception in full view for all of us to see." --Lon Milo DuQuette, author of My Life with the Spirits and Enochian Vision Magick "Todd Thies is the new millennium's Timothy Leary. His book covers the unexplored, mind-blowing universe outside of the DEA's crosshairs with insight and clarity. Legally Stoned is a fascinating read, a guided journey down the rabbit hole."--M. Chris Fabricant, author of Busted! Drug War Survival Skills So while wondering what the effects might be for you, just know that you have the option to obtain and use any of these, and many other, means of seeking a new level of awareness. It's completely legal; it's human nature; it's your right. What are you waiting for? With 16 pages of photos A Featured Alternate of the Quality Paperback Book Club

The Essentials of Materia Medica Therapeutics and the Pharmacopoeias

Author : Sir Alfred Baring GARROD
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On Opium Pots People and Places

Author : R. S. Merrillees
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Smoke

Author : Goldwin Smith Professor of Humane Studies Sander L Gilman
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An incisive collection of essays and more than three hundred illustrations examines the global history and culture of smoking in various traditions and places, from opium dens in Victorian England to Havana cigars, documenting smokers of many substances, the changing role of smoking, tobacco advertising, the moral issues of smoking, and more.

Our Opium Trade with China and England s injustice towards the Chinese

Author : W. E. Ormerod
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