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.




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

AuthorM Neil Browne