People Drink to Get Drunk

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Archaeologists recently discovered an extraordinary site in present-day Israel: an enormous Byzantine wine production facility that is 1,500 years old. The sophisticated facilities, which included warehouses for aging wine and pottery kilns for firing the amphora in which it was transported, produced the prized Gaza and Ashkelon wine…

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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)