The Moral Culture of Drug Prohibition

The Humanist 54 (5):1-7 (1994)

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Ed D'Angelo
State University of New York, Stony Brook (PhD)
Abstract
The War on Drugs has been waged primarily for cultural reasons, i.e., to enforce the Protestant Work Ethic. It does not serve a rational utilitarian function.
Keywords war on drugs  moral culture  Protestant work ethic  prohibition  Puritanism  culture wars  anarchism  liberalism  libertarianism  drugs
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