Critical Thinking as Productive Questions
Consider the following a pre-post---a collection of images to set the stage for my next post. Add to these images the liquid refreshment seemingly inextricably linked to a feverish announcement that it is time to PARTY.
To assure my fairness in the post that follows, I challenge you to create a set of offsetting images that celebrate the human benefits from our romance with alcohol consumption.
From the CDC FACT SHEET:
Excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths and 2.5 million years of potential life lost (YPLL) each year in the United States from 2006 – 2010, shortening the lives of those who died by an average of 30 years. Further, excessive drinking was responsible for 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults aged 20-64 years. The economic costs of excessive alcohol consumption in 2006 were estimated at $223.5 billion, or $1.90 a drink