Credit: Reason youtube channel
“Carl Hart is a Columbia University professor of psychology and neuroscience. He chairs the psych department and has a fondness for heroin aEUR” not only as a subject of scholarly pursuit but also as a substance for personal use.
At 54, the married father of three has snorted small amounts of heroin for as many as 10 days in a row and enjoyed it mightily aEUR” even if, as he recalls in his new book aEURoeDrug Use for Grown-ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of FearaEUR? (Penguin Press), heaEUR(TM)s experienced mild withdrawal symptoms aEURoe12 to 16 hours after the last dose.aEUR?
But, as Hart sees it, the discomfort is a worthwhile trade-off.
aEURoeThere arenaEUR(TM)t many things in life that I enjoy more than a few lines by the fireplace at the end of the day,aEUR? he writes, pointing out that the experience leaves him aEURoerefreshedaEUR? and aEURoeprepared to face another day.aEUR?
Hart, who studies the effects of psychoactive drugs on humans, finds his use of the narcotic to be aEURoeas rational as my alcohol use. Like vacation, sex and the arts, heroin is one of the tools that I use to maintain my work-life balance.aEUR?” – NYPost
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