Daily Archives: June 26, 2013

John Stuart Mill “Liberty and Marijuana”

John Stuart Mill “Liberty and Marijuana”

In a recent opinion piece Project Sam’s founder Kevin Sabet used John Stuart Mill’s “On Liberty” to posit “Civil Liberties Erode When Drug Use Widens.” “John Stuart Mill famously wrote: ‘… over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.’ … ‘The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over […]

Penis Envy? Try Tobacco!

Penis Envy? Try Tobacco!

The year is 1929 and Edward Bernays, the father of public relations, has just launched a manipulative campaign that took a growing movement of female liberation and twisted it to use and exploit women in a whole new way. An incredibly influential man in his time, Bernays was the go-to guy for all the big […]

Dumped! The Psychology Of A Breakup

Dumped! The Psychology Of A Breakup

My partner of nearly eight years dumped me last month. Yes, and I mean “dumped.”  There was no doubt the relationship was strained, sure, but like many women in my position I was blindsided nonetheless. And hurt. Did I mention I was hurt? We’d been attempting to maintain an international long-distance relationship for the last […]