New Fungus Among Us

On a bad day, the pain scientists can feel bogged down, the researcher’s equivalent of writer’s block. That is why we include some of the material here on plants. Strange as it sounds, the cure for central pain just might come from one of these weirdo plant chemicals.

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God, the Devil, and Central Pain

This is too hot to handle, but too common a lament to ignore. Those who ought to support you have the potential to deliver the most crushing blows. Et tu Brute?* Keep your theology away from our pain. Keep your social commentary off our dysesthesia. It is an injury, for heaven’s sake, not a statement about our worthiness. If you cannot help the suffering, leave them alone.

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