Robert R. Arthur

AlterNet Sources

The sources are listed in their order of appearance.

1. Scalia quote. US v. Virginia, 518 US 515 (1996)

2. Mexican drug violence deaths. Christopher Reynolds, “Mexico, Before and after Calderon’s Drug War,” LA Times, 25 Aug. 2012.

3. Drugs in wine. David Hillman, Chemical Muse (2008), pp. 176-177.

4. Proverbs 23:29-30 (KJV).

5. Sex-trafficking figure. Jerry Markon, “Human Trafficking Evokes Outrage, Little Evidence,”, 23 Sep. 2007.

6. Evidence that most of the trafficking figure is not from sex. Debbie Nathan, “Oversexed,”, 29 Aug. 2005.

7. There were 653,500 prostitution related arrests from 2000–2007. “Easy Access to FBI Arrest Statistics 1994–2008,”, 2011, ret. 7 Apr. 2012.

8. Abraham quote. Russ Kick, Disinformation Book of Lists (2004), p. 14.

9. Not a coincidence. John Markoff, What the Dormouse Said: How the 60s Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer (2005).

10. Kapor and Mailer. Russ Kick, Disinformation Book of Lists (2004).

11. Englebart. Ann Harrison, “LSD,” Wired, 16 Jan. 2006.

12. Jobs. Kim Zetter, “Steve Jobs’ Pentagon File: Blackmail Fears, Youthful Arrest and LSD Cubes,”, 11 June 2012.

13. Sagan. Lester Grinspoon, Marihuana Reconsidered (1971).

14. Wilson. Jian Ghomeshi, “Brian Wilson Talks About Drug Use on QTV,” Q with Jian Ghomeshi, 20 May 2011.

15. C.J. Morgan, et al., “Hyper-Priming in Cannabis Users,” Psychiatry Research, 30 Apr. 2010.

16. Hemorrhoids and diverticulosis. Berko Sikirov, “Management of Hemorrhoids,” Isr. J. Med. Sci., Apr. 1987.

17. Berko Sikirov, “Etiology and Pathogenesis of Diverticulosis Coli,” Med. Hypotheses, May 1988.

18. Hornibrook quote. Culture of the Abdomen (1933, orig. pub. 1924), pp. 77–78.

19. Street value of heroin. “Price and Purity of Illicit Drugs,” ONDCP, Nov. 2004, pp. 20, 36.

20. Naloxone and Gil Kerlikowske. Maia Szalavitz, “Preventing Overdose: Obama Administration Drug Czar Calls for Wider Access to Overdose Antidote,”, 22 Aug. 2012.

21. Biblical adultery definition. Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World (2000), p. 24.

22. No Hebrew word for male virgin. Michael Satlow, Jewish Marriage in Antiquity (2001), p. 120.

23. $50 million. Rob Stein, “Health Bill Restores $250 Million in Abstinence-Education Funds,”, 27 Mar. 2010.

24. Federal abstinence education law. 510(b), Title V, Social Security Act, P.L. 104193.

25. Young snobs. Norbert Elias, History of Manners (1982), p. 149.

26. Vast majority pick privately and booger eaters vs. golfers and psychoanalysis revelation. Extrapolated from following study, James Jefferson and Trent Thompson, “Rhinotillexomania,” J. Clin. Psychiatry, Feb. 1995, p. 58.

27. Homosexuality choice study. G. Herek, et al., “Demographic, Psychological, and Social Characteristics of Self-Identified Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults in a US Probability Sample,” Sex. Res. Soc. Policy, 2010, 7:176-200.

28. Homosexual twin study. N. Langstrom, et al., “Genetic and Environmental Effects on Same-Sex Sexual Behavior,” Arch. Sex. Behav., Feb. 2010, 39(1).

29. Phoenix House study. “One in Five Drug Abusers Needing Treatment Did Drugs with Parents,” PRNewswire, 24 Aug. 2000.

30. Rock quote, Bring the Pain (HBO, 1996).

31. Daniel Callahan, “Death and the Research Imperative,” New Engl. J. Med., 2 Mar. 2000, p. 654.

32. Byock quote. “Cost of Dying,”, 3 Dec. 2010.