Beautiful musings on the two-faced nature of Dionysus. We're all just figuring this stuff out, the best we are equipped to do, and hopefully having some anthropological and historical insight helps. But it's an inherently tricky and intensely individual balancing act.

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Distinguished University Scholar and Professor of Philosophy at UBC, author of Drunk: How We Sipped, Danced and Stumbled Our Way to Civilization (June 2021)

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Edward Slingerland

Edward Slingerland

Distinguished University Scholar and Professor of Philosophy at UBC, author of Drunk: How We Sipped, Danced and Stumbled Our Way to Civilization (June 2021)