The Poisons We Pick is a thoughtful essay on the roots of the opioid crisis in the United States. The Church must bring its collective wisdom to the public debate, but as the author correctly observes, few of us understand the sensation of addiction, which is different for each substance, the history of substance abuse, the cultural forces which nurture abuse, and the recent loss of social and religious supports which sustained large segments of the population in our past.
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Book Club: The Catholic Books You Haven't Had Time To Read
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