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CCLE IN THE NEWS
week CCLE director Wrye Sententia will contribute the
cognitive liberty perspective at the fifth annual
Humanity 3000, a seminar bringing together key
participants from the physical, biological, and social
sciences for multidisciplinary discussions to "identify and
address issues critical to the long term future of
humanity." This event is hosted by the Foundation for the
of the film The Manchurian Candidate resulted in two
articles mentioning the Center for Cognitive Liberty &
Ways to Loosen Addiction's Grip
By Anahad O'Connor, New York Times, Aug 3, 2004
experts acknowledge that drug abuse begins as a voluntary
behavior, many argue that at some point a perilous line is
crossed.... Over the years, chemical substitutes that mimic
addictive drugs, activating the reward circuitry and
reducing cravings, have had the most success in treating
to get jabs against drug addiction: Ministers consider
vaccination scheme. Heroin, cocaine and nicotine targeted
Sophie Goodchild and Steve Bloomfield, The Independent
(UK), July 25, 2004
"Under the plans, doctors would immunise children at risk of
becoming smokers or drug users with an injection. The scheme
could operate in a similar way to the current nationwide
measles, mumps and rubella vaccination programme."
By Henry I. Miller/David Longtin, Washington Times,
July 21, 2004
"This field of "psychopharmacological enhancement" is
growing in intensity and sophistication."
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popping pills make your life better?
Claire Sawers, The Scotsman, July 21, 2004
"Pharmaceutical analysts estimate the worldwide market in
lifestyle drugs is worth around £11 billion a year, with the
potential for huge growth. The irony is that the vast
majority of this pill-popping is not based on clinical
can implant entirely false memories'
By Laura Spinney,
The Guardian (UK)
"You were abducted by aliens, you saw Bugs Bunny at
Disneyland, and then you went up in a balloon. Didn't you?
Laura Spinney on our remembrance of things past"
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