Is the Military on Drugs?

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From the old stories of Viking Berserkers to the rise of the Assassins and more, humanity has spent millennia using drugs as a way to explore spirituality, repair the body -- and, sometimes, to gain an edge in combat. But how prevalent was this practice? How does it continue in the modern day?

Topics in this Podcast: DARPA, LSD, Hitler, cocaine, hallucinogens, opium, drug use, alcohol, World War II