“No longer is the body a temple to be worshipped as the house of God: it has become a commodified and regulated object that must be strictly monitored by its owner to prevent lapses into health-threatening behaviors as identified by risk discourse. For those with the socioeconomic resources to indulge in modification, this discourse may supply the advantages of a new religion; for others, risk discourse has the potential to create anxiety and guilt, to promote helplessness and fear of the future.”
To love another is something
like prayer and can't be planned, you just fall
into its arms because your belief undoes your disbelief.
“ Physical side effects from smoking cocaine include hemoptysis, bronchospasm, pruritus, fever, diffuse alveolar infiltrates without effusions, pulmonary and systemic eosinophilia, chest pain, lung trauma, sore throat, asthma, hoarse voice, dyspnea (shortness of breath), and an aching, flu-like syndrome. ”