Many of us live in cultures where the norm is to get absolutely wasted every weekend or whenever one has the excuse to do so. Maybe, that’s because human connection is otherwise rarely found in these cultures. Maybe there are larger structural forces in play (trade) pushing humans to intoxicate and numb there bodies as a way of dealing with this predatory and polluted world.
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Music: Earnest by Kevin MacLeod
3.3 million net deaths attributable to alcohol consumption: who.int/substance_abuse/facts/alcohol/en/
Increases suicide by 3x: web.archive.org/web/20150701200635/http://www.cdc.gov:80/violenceprevention/pdf/nvdrs_data_brief-a.pdf
Alcohol consumption and suicide: academic.oup.com/qjmed/article/99/1/57/1523792
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