[ExI] Peak Oil -- Amory Lovins

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu May 31 15:38:46 UTC 2012

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 08:17:37AM -0700, spike wrote:

> Consider the ultra-weird headline from a few days ago: Miami police shot a
> naked guy who was in the process of chewing on another naked guy's face.
> Most bizarre headline I ever saw, had no idea what to make of it.  Yesterday
> a doctor was on the radio when it was mentioned, and explained, in the big
> cities there is a new drug fad, especially popular among homeless people
> because it is really cheap.  It causes the patient to feel hot and makes the
> skin hypersensitive, so they commonly tear off all their clothing.  Then if
> the dosage is sufficient, they go wild and do completely unpredictable
> actions, such as tearing his doper buddy's goddam nose off.

Bath salt psychoses aren't new, and they've made it into observational
patterns and even into published peer-reviewed publications.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mephedrone and Erowid in general.

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