'What if we were to eradicate alcohol from the planet, other than for non-drinking purposes? How many issues and crises and dire circumstances would be prevented if we did? Of course, without alcohol we would need to address the underlying issues driving us to drink, but the world would be much healthier if we learned to live without needing to resort to a chemical to alter us in order to take the edge off life.' - Brendan Mooney Psychologist
'Why do we accept drinking poison (alcohol) as a normal part of human life? Is it not abnormal to poison oneself? Perhaps we ought to examine where our need for alcohol comes from, as in, what are we trying to avoid by drinking it?' - Brendan Mooney Psychologist
'Do we address emotional issues as they happen, or find ways to distract or numb ourselves to avoid feeling them? For example, do you use alcohol or food to manage your emotional symptoms rather than truly deal with them?' - Brendan Mooney Psychologist
'Alcohol is a scientifically proven poison to the human body, and yet we consume it willingly. What does this say about us as a species?' - Brendan Mooney Psychologist
Brendan Mooney Psychologist
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