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- Review by RNA, 2011 Jun 18
A lengthy pamphlet could be written concerning the attitudinizing, the lack of documentation, the bias, the plain errors in these chapters, but it would be unfair to a conscientious public servant trying to deal level-headedly with the grave social problem of narcotics addiction. But psychedelics have nothing to do with narcotics addiction. We can only wonder at Dr. Louria's orientation when he implies that the threat of general hedonism is a problem in the same category. This book is only of value for a knowledge of the context out of which so many of the future attacks on the use of psychedelics will be taken.. . . (more)
- Review by erowid, 1999 Apr 23
Despite this book's sensationalist title it has a reasonable tone and some good information. It's section on the Myths of Drug Addiction does a good job of trying to answer the worst of the myths about drugs and crime, and the realities of addiction. Some of the information is rather out of date, but it's an interesting look into past . . . (more)
BACK COVER #Some of today's most startling headlines pinpoint the concern with and danger of LSD and other Nightmare drugs.
Dr. Donald B. Louria examines these drugs not only by describing their destructive qualities but by making each citizen aware of the threat of nightmare drugs and demonstrating how this menace can be avoided.