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How could a person make a concoction smooth enough to drink and inject without access to a blender? Is it possible?

Use a knife and a mortar and a pestle or a rolling pin. The classic ancient way of doing it was to dice up whatever finely with a knife and then use a mortar and a pestle, basically a rock and another ...
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Will a Humans Tolerance Keep Going Until Full Immunity?

Full immunity is unlikely Let's give an example of a drug used in copious amounts in current society. Alcohol! With alcohol use you can see that people do get higher tolerances. They need more alcohol ...
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How could a person make a concoction smooth enough to drink and inject without access to a blender? Is it possible?

Fine Filtration Never inject anything intravenously that comes out of a blender, a mortar and pestle or a sieve and press. That will kill your hero before he can ever mutantise. Basically, the globs ...
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Would the loss of intoxication cause a mass withdrawal event?

It depends on both the specific drugs and how the virus works on a physiological level. Not all drugs cause withdrawal, and those that do, do so through different mechanisms. If you want the effect to ...
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Will a Humans Tolerance Keep Going Until Full Immunity?

It depends on the drug Let's take opiates (as an example). People who regularly use opiates build up a tolerance. It also becomes part of how their body functions (we'd call this a physiological, ...
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What would the consequences of abusing my fictional drug be?

The typical response of the brain to any neuroactive drug is to reduce sensitivity to the drug and whatever natural compound it is an analogue of. So, if we have a drug that increases neuroplasticity ...
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Would the loss of intoxication cause a mass withdrawal event?

Small but significant Just looking at alcohol, in 2015 it was estimated that 2.6% of people over the age of 15 suffer from alcohol dependence, the vast majority of them male. That's roughly 170 ...
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Would the loss of intoxication cause a mass withdrawal event?

Let's talk a little about intoxicants and why it's a Really Bad Idea™ to mess with them like this. The most common legal intoxicant on the planet at the moment is alcohol. Alcohol is a poison that ...
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How can I give someone a lethal disease?

Easy You take some of the microbes that make up the disease. Careful not to get any on yourself! You can grow them in a petri dish: Then apply the microbes to the person. If it is an airborne disease ...
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What could make an animal have hallucinogenic blood?

It isn't the blood, it's the poison. You see, things like hallucinogens in animals and plants usually aren't there to give whatever eats them a good time, but to ideally either kill it or, even better,...
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Will a Humans Tolerance Keep Going Until Full Immunity?

Not in a single generation. People can and do develop a tolerance for a drug after prolonged usage. This means that the drug has less effect at the original dosage. Whether this would be an issue in ...
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What could make an animal have hallucinogenic blood?

Dolphins are known for playing with puffer fishes for the sole purpose of getting stoned with a gas they produce. You can have something similar.
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What would the consequences of abusing my fictional drug be?

First thing that comes to mind is Soma abuse could lead to impossibility to forget. This may seem a bonus, but brain is a strange beast and may chose to loop display bad experiences (those are usually ...
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How could a person make a concoction smooth enough to drink and inject without access to a blender? Is it possible?

Sieve and press. That is all it takes. (Done it myself.)
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How can I give someone a lethal disease?

Radioactivity has a random effect, but a massive continuous exposure to radioactive events eventually may bring the chance close to 1. If you are in the future your character might have invented a ...
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What would the consequences of abusing my fictional drug be?

There's an old phrase: "Keep an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out" The key effects are neuroplasticity and helping learn new things. I feel that abusing the drug could be ...
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Will a Humans Tolerance Keep Going Until Full Immunity?

There's room to do (almost) whatever you want Drugs (psychoactive or no) vary extremely widely in terms of: whether or not they ever induce tolerance and how fast they do if so whether they have an ...
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Will a Humans Tolerance Keep Going Until Full Immunity?

You don't need drugs. Control food and water. Keep soldiers and police well-fed and content so that they stay loyal to you, and eliminate all dissidents as soon as possible. Keep everyone else ...
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How can I give someone a lethal disease?

You can't induce cancer in a single individual but you can induce other illnesses Cancer is produced randomly, so without being very obvious by say giving someone a massive dose of radiation, you can'...
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Why would all drugs be legalised?

Just go to Portugal, who decriminalized all drugs Even in tough-on-crime America weed is legal in several states, and Oregon legalized magic mushrooms. How do the state politicians general sell these ...
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Why would all drugs be legalised?

To eliminate organized crime Criminal organizations prey on society, inflict violence on innocent people, and work to undermine and corrupt government and other organizations. The world would be a ...
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Why would all drugs be legalised?

Legalizing all drugs isn't as much of a stretch as you might think. At this point in world history, drugs are illegalized under the presumption that the only way to stop people from doing drugs is to ...
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Would the loss of intoxication cause a mass withdrawal event?

No withdrawal symptoms As told here People feel intoxicated after using drugs. Over time, the brain is changed by drugs. The brain becomes desensitized to the drug so that more of the drug must be ...
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What would the consequences of abusing my fictional drug be?

Simple: person feels himself dump, stupid, slow and depressive without this drug - also making your brain artificially more "soft" and faster will prevent it learning naturally. You cannot ...
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What would the consequences of abusing my fictional drug be?

what would a bad case of Soma addiction look like? Whatever you want them to be. There's a couple of effects you control. Firstly side effects, loss of libido, rotting teeth, loss of eyesight, the ...
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Would the loss of intoxication cause a mass withdrawal event?

The virus would kill everyone it infects Intoxication happens when a foreign substance causes a dopamine response. In order to make a person chemically unable to feel intoxicated, the virus would ...
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Would the loss of intoxication cause a mass withdrawal event?

(Refer to my other answer for why you shouldn't do this.) Now that we've got a bunch of reasons not to, here's how you can do this without breaking the world and killing a ton of people. Instead of a ...
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