[lit-ideas] Re: TGIF

> Back then pharmacists said, "Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the mind, > regulates the stomach and bowels, and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of health."

How in the *world* did such a notion develop?!?! And when and how was the reality of the chemical and its effect on people realized?

Dear Perpetually Stunned,

In the year 2167, people will ask in disbelief "but how could they have thought in Ancient 2005 that it was okay to drink cow milk? What were they thinking?"

yrs,
andreas
www.andreas.com

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