Browsing All posts tagged under »addiction«

‘Grooming’, irrationality & Covid-19

August 5, 2020

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Unless a series of sometimes contradictory and apparently irrational Covid-19 orders is cleared up, the SA government may be regarded as the National Inanity.

Irrationality & the vultures

July 27, 2020

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As more people are thrown onto the scrapheap of unemployment, driven to desperation, the vultures gather to pick their bones.

Memories of nicotine deprivation

May 1, 2020

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In Tanzania in 1981, the country's only cigarette factory ran out of paper — and the country ran out of cigarettes. The result revealed clearly just how addictive is nicotine: packs of cigarettes had buyers at 230 times to normal price and "puffs" on a single cigarette were sold on street corners.