Tuesday, March 20, 2007

New Drug Promises to "Blue Pencil" Traumatic Memories

Booze, weed, psychiatrists, television and now Propranolol -- anything that helps you make it through the night, I guess.

Well, anything that is except prayer, repentance, perseverance, spiritual hope and the other virtues that can provide a healthy way out from mental anguish. But then, when it comes to issues of suffering, Americans will take escape over overcoming any time.

And, oh yes, notice how the ABC News story on this memory-erasing drug manages to manipulate the reader's feelings about, of all things, the war in Iraq.