My father can be excused: As a young man, he wanted to be part of the group:
As I explain in EPISODE XIX - YOUR IDENTITY, YOUR CLAIM, YOUR FLIGHT, when everyone around him was smoking, especially men, he had to join in the ritual and thus, paid the ultimate price. For those young men and women of today, who do smoke, especially around young children, SHAME, SHAME ON YOU!
The final question I put to our teens, "Why would you have a need to abuse drugs in the first place?".
Our "Biological Soup of chemicals".
To make the case further, that we are a "soup of very balanced chemicals", as I have described earlier, the latest finding, should help in this understanding if you were to read the following article:
The Newest Antibiotic Is Right Under Your Nose. Well, Inside It, Actually.
This is one of a myriad of articles and findings where nature is much ahead of our "smarts" when it comes to bringing a balance in its "life ecosystem". What that means is that nature provides us with all the tools and advantages for our survival as a species. However, nature also has the capability to remove any life form which it deems unacceptable which interferes with this balance of its, "life chemistry".
Finally, to return to the original question posed by my student skeptics if I am hallucinating in some way (Being on drugs.) by making such claims that I am 3018 years old or that I can raise my body temperature to 45+ C, or whether my stories are in fact true, please watch the following video and let me know if you still think I am not being truthful or I am hallucinating: