To punish drug takers is like a drunk striking the bleary face it sees in the mirror. Drugs will not be brought under control until society itself changes, enabling men to use them as primitive man did: welcoming the visions they provided not as fantasies, but as intimations of a different, and important, level of reality.
Brian Inglis (b. 31 July 1916 d. 11 February 1993) was a British journalist, historian and television presenter. He was born in Dublin, Ireland during the crucial year of 1916 and retained an interest in Irish history and politics.