Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Reject mythology. See the magic

Per evolution, developing human minds are hot-wired to believe without question, and to find comfort in family traditions. Unfortunately, those traditions are often steeped in false notions, mythology and superstitions-some more harmful than others. Fairy tale lies sold as truth to kids are pretty bad, but do far less harm than truly primitive dark age holdovers like female subjugation, eternal damnation, and genital mutilation.

Imagine! Africans with good intentions carving off girl parts while well-educated Westerners butcher their already perfect baby boys for the sake of tradition or maybe to 'look like dad' or this one; it's an ancient surgery from primitive times that corrects a design flaw in the million-year evolutionary development of the human penis. Seriously?

As for the better hygiene argument-HA! We trust girls to take good care of themselves, but boys require a surgical intervention because they can't be trusted to clean under the hood?

As with nearly all false notions and primitive behaviors plaguing us on the road to building a better world, circumcision will quietly fall out of practice (in as little as a single generation) by way of informed, as in enlightened, parents raising curious, thoughtful, independent-minded children who celebrate the truly ‘magical’ human qualities behind the sleigh, the egg and fees for teeth; love, hope, fellowship, cooperation, generosity, tolerance, renewal and getting better with age.

This century parents will trim lies, edicts and limiting traditions from their budding branch on the family tree-the fruit of which is the brilliant truth about how beautiful and magical life can be when humans embrace two spiritual realities:

All is Love and We are One.

Look. Learn. Love. Evolve.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Drunks are SO last century

Back in 2009, research by Amanda Reiman at the School of Social Welfare, UC Berkeley found that medical cannabis patients have been engaging in substitution by using cannabis as an alternative to alcohol, prescription and illicit drugs.[1]

Anti-pot warriors like The Heritage Foundation masterfully deflect the good news that drunk driving fatalities go down in legal states by focusing on the fact that a higher percentage of those road kills test positive for weed. The implied causality of cannabis is nonsense. More people are using weed because it's legal, but it's still the drunks that are doing the killing.

Let’s be honest; consuming alcoholic beverages is a fun way to celebrate, but let’s also cut the shit.  Alcohol kills; cannabis doesn’t. Cannabis isn’t physically addictive; alcohol is notoriously so. Cannabis-infused gatherings are famously chill and thoughtful. Last century booze bashes are aggressive laugh riots of over-consumption characterized by bad behavior and hangovers.

Happily this century Americans will put a stop to primitive drunken gatherings by raising kids who won't see the fun in getting shitfaced, being loud and acting crazy.

Hungover?  Bah! 
That's what you get for partying like it’s 1999. 

Look. Learn. Choose Wisely. Evolve.

[1] http://www.harmreductionjournal.com/content/6/1/35

Sunday, December 22, 2019


Circumcision is an ancient genital mutilation ritual no less barbaric than the African practice of carving off female pleasure centers. The ritual goes back thousands of years, a fact that is sometimes laughably used to argue for the practice, as if an ancient civilization managed to discover and fix with surgery an actual flaw in the million-year evolutionary development of our species.

The Truth Hurts

Ancient Christians swiped the bloody practice from even more ancient Jews who had adopted the idea as a blood sacrifice compromise that spared the lives of valuable first born boys. In a move that will go down in history as nothing less than diabolical, perversely repressed and judgmental Christian leaders co-opted the ritual as a means of demonizing and curtailing that which boys (and girls) are by nature prone to do. Less than two centuries ago church leaders put their long-running evil intentions in writing:

In cases of masturbation we must, I believe, break the habit by inducing such a condition of the parts as will cause too much local suffering to allow of the practice being continued. For this purpose, if the prepuce [foreskin] is long, we may circumcise the male patient with present and probably with future advantage; the operation, too, should not be performed under chloroform, so that the pain experienced may be associated with the habit we wish to eradicate. 

Source: On An Injurious Habit Occasionally Met with in Infancy and Early Childhood. The Lancet, Vol. 1; 7 April 1860

Evolution, Baby!

The human body is a marvel of evolution, so it makes sense that sex and self-pleasuring should be equally pleasurable for both sexes. The woman's pleasure point is near the surface and responds well to bumps, grinds and hard-pressed embraces. Men have a similar center, but it's designed to encourage penetration. The hooded tip. Clit on a stick.

The foreskin contains 85% of the sexually receptive nerve endings of the penis. The "ridged band," also known as the "preputial sphincter" is the most sensitive part of an intact male's body, containing 20,000 Meisner's corpuscle nerve endings. These are the nerve endings that sense light touch, as in the anus or lips...also found in highly concentrated patterns on the palms of our hands and soles of our feet. [To get a rough idea of the difference between cut and uncut on the sensitivity dimension] compare the sensation of gently gliding a finger over your palm versus the back of your hand.

The hygiene argument arose in more modern times and betrays a crazy idea that rational parents would reject if they actually thought about it. 

Consider: Girls have much more to deal with and they take care of themselves just fine, but boys need to have their tip snipped because they can't be trusted to clean under the hood?

And instead of cutting the son to look like the father, this century dads will show the scar and tell the uncut son the story of how it was decided to save him from that abuse.

New century parents!
End the scourge of circumcision!
Keep knives away from your already perfect baby boy!

Stop the Madness!

Break with tradition
Trust evolution
Leave the hood!
He'll be wanting that.

Look. Parent. Evolve.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The only acceptable cannabis policy is freedom

Free Means Free

Pills, butts and booze. For nearly eighty years those have pretty much been our only legal options in this country, and indeed around the world. Americans have been lied to, frightened, bullied, marginalized, brutalized, locked up, and even gunned down; socially, economically, politically, culturally, and spiritually manipulated and coerced into giving up their right to choose anything outside of an industrial-age trio of mostly toxic and addictive manufactured products.

Since the primary objective of the drug choice enforcement war is to keep patients in the dark about cannabis (spoiler alert: It’s medicine) it should come as no surprise that Washington is still guarding the gates as the walls come down, or that this prohibition will end like the last one; by will of the states

Had enough? Have you finally had enough of elected, appointed and self-appointed leaders like Kevin Sabet (?!) telling you what you can and can’t use for medicine for fun for solace for courage reflection inspiration motivation connection for communion or to just chill out?

Wake up Americans! The founders of this (could be) great country made it very clear. We the People have the right to do whatever we want with our own bodies. No provisos. No quid pro quo. Our bodies, our lives, our choice. And we earn that perfect freedom by taking personal responsibility for our actions and associations.

Now is the time to use that thing in your hand to discover the convenient truth about a certain forbidden flower that must not be named...


Listen. Do yourself, your family, your friends, your community, this nation, and the planet a favor.

Open your eyes guys! In Colorado it’s looking like a miracle medicine that just happens to come with its own multi-billion dollar enterprise frontier of green jobs and opportunities. 

Meanwhile, back in Prohibitionland…

Marijuana legalization is a bad idea. It sends the wrong message to children and besides Fox News says that stuff can snare you like a rabbit and make you crazy…and without more research do we really want to risk legalizing a drug with euphoric effects when—


Just Google a name or two: Rick Simpson Shona Banda Donna Lambert Brave Mykayla Comstock tragically departed Cash Hyde Charlotte’s Web Run from the Cure… By all means put the kids on the project because of course they need to learn the truth too. And the truth is that cannabis is an all-natural medicine for adults, and for sick kids, pets, and livestock in the care of adults.

And don’t even bring up the smoking! That’s Mary Jane, she’s the party girl in the cannabis family. Sure, taking a hit can be fun and creative, motivating and inspirational, and while that may not be the best choice for all your healing needs, a toke or a vape can work as medicine. Why? That’s what cannabis is; medicine.

Want proof? Green dragon cannabis tincture and oil. Ancient medicine. Queen Victoria, loved it. Her private physician, JR Reynolds, swore by it. Here in America, Sir William Osler, founder of John Hopkins University—our father of modern medicine—he hailed cannabis tincture as the most satisfactory remedy for migraines.

These days patients treating themselves in the privacy of their own lives (imagine that) report that cannabis extracts work for insomnia, depression, anxiety, stress, chronic pain, restless legs, fibromyalgia, hangovers... And possibly the most remarkable news to emerge from the shadows is that green dragon can help patients battling ruinous and deadly addictions to alcohol, pills and powders.

It’s beautiful medicine. And get this. Green dragon is nothing more than (search word alert) decarboxilated (gently heated) cannabis flower trim soaked in pure grain alcohol, strained then (carefully because it’s flammable) simmered down to around three to five drops strong. Link to the forbidden ancient recipe

Prohibition-era tincture boil. RI circa 2010
Liquid weed. Exotic, potent, fiery emerald green drops in a stealthy little tinted vial. A Dionysian remedy from a time before the Great Prohibition. Safe, effective and not the least bit physically addictive. Patient tested and approved. Made for the revolution.
Available now, but only through the cannabis underground because our government forbids the use of grain alcohol for anything other than getting dangerously drunk. In cannabis country we don’t buy into that crap anymore. Prohibition-era laws are going away because they’re wrong. And we ALL have a right to choose cannabis because it’s a plant.

Christians! Genesis 1:29, right? Weed’s ours! God said! -cannabis 1:29

Mr. President, members of Congress, federal, state, and local prohibitionists, industrialists, drug war loyalists, evangelicals and other moralists, nannies, naysayers, hand-wringers, and pot-bashers throughout this free country. Here this! Cannabis prohibition is finished in America and so goes the world. The war is over. Your side lost. Stand down, come clean and let the healing begin.

As for the Marijuana Policy Project and other legalization organizations: Thanks but we don’t need donor-supported lawyers negotiating the terms of our personal freedom because there are no terms to freedom.

Free means free. And that goes double for hemp.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

DEA CBD ruling might just end the war

They've finally done it. The drug choice enforcement division of our corporate-corrupted Federal government has committed a critical error in its last-century scheme to keep cannabis (and many other medicinal plants) away from consumers--especially patients.
Placing CBD extracts on the scary drugs list of forbidden choices (Schedule 1) exposes the mission, and it's not public health and safety. The proof is in the ruling. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the safest, most therapeutic medicines nature provides; patient-tested, not physically addictive and with little or no side effects. Not even a buzz (can't have everything).
Even harder evidence to swallow; US Patent 6,630,507 [Cannabinoids as Antioxidants and Neuroprotectants]. filed way back in 2003 by none other than Health and Human Services, the same agency that continues to insist that cannabis in any form is just bad, all bad--code for serious competition.
The abolition of Prohibition is already well underway globally and in states across America. Ironically, this latest desperate act of a faltering regime may serve to hasten the inevitable; freedom.

Saturday, September 3, 2016


Free to Choose
Greetings from the Great Prohibition state of Arizona. Tucson's Sabino Canyon provides a beautiful backdrop for this call on Trump to end America's longest war. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufLHYLFqXF4

It's a Flower!
A forceful straight-forward tune about reclaiming American-style liberties lost in the war on cannabis. Courtyard performance/Santa Fe University of Film Art & Design

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We the People of this earth have a right to do whatever we want with our own bodies. No provisos. No quid pro quos. Our bodies, our lives, our choices. Drug choice enforcers with their bullshit schedules and prisons enough for us all are finished in America; and so goes the world.

Cannabis. It's not dope, stupid. It's medicine. If you don't know; LOOK IT UP!

Cannabis for kids? Absolutely. There’s a word for parents who refuse to investigate cannabis as a medicinal option; irresponsible.

Schedule 1 is one of Washington’s grandest lies; the gate still standing as the walls come down. Forbidden plants? Sorry pal, that century ended awhile ago.

Making medicine in the privacy of your own life is a serious crime in America. We even have an agency for that. The Drug Enforcement Agency. Say that three times slow and see if you still feel free. 

Cannabis for elders. It's time for your morning vape, Mrs. Robinson…
Cannabis for creatives; the big non-secret is that weed is effective and fun in any creative field.
Clean NOT Sober. Earth-grown psychoactives, starting with cannabis, must be included in the silver linings playbook for addictions and other mental illnesses.
Religious leaders who still support the ban on cannabis are following last-century orders. Their well-meaning but deeply uninformed notions should be challenged then ignored. Cannabis 1:29. Weed’s Ours. God said.

The ancients revered earth-given psychoactives. But no matter; they're plants and as humans we all have a right to explore their secrets even if that means taking risks with our own bodies. For a list of the premier psychoactives in the world, see Schedule 1.
Cannabis oil treatment before chemo. Then come what may. Since cannabis affects everyone differently the only guarantee is that it won't kill you to try it.

Cannabis is non-toxic but that doesn't mean it's harmless. Overdoses are hellish, and avoidable. Happily, cannabis doesn't kill careless explorers; it makes us smarter.

Laws that defy the letter and intent of our Founders are not laws; they're intrusions.

Modified to acknowledge the work of leading Prohibitionists

Engaging the hostiles in Prohibitionland

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