Mental illness: error & profit

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic — Thomas Szasz History is full of bizarre events filled with wild beliefs and strange practices. Science hasn’t remained immune when it comes to getting influenced by the socio-cultural

Jacob’s Ladder and Human Experiments by the USA government

Jacob Singer (Tom Robbins) caught between hallucination and reality If you have watched Jacob’s Ladder, you might remember the end alluding to the unethical use of hallucinogenic and lethal drugs during the Vietnam War. These experiments conducted over 7,000 soldiers exposed them to 250 different chemical elements including LSD and other riot-control agents. Soldiers on BZ could

Wartime violence against women

“You save yourself or you remain unsaved.” — Alice Sebold Terror of Nazis was concluding and new dark clouds were engulfing Europe. Allied forces were coming to save but they will distress the vulnerable women and violate them to appease their hunger. After the war’s end, a pair of smiling, well-dressed Soviet soldiers accost a German woman