What You Can Learn From An 1890s Chinese Opium Smoker

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The story of one man’s quest to find the coolest, coziest way to smoke opium mirrors a truth in modern society. For reasons we can’t always explain, certain ideas and actions get noticed, and occasionally, one spirals into a cultural revolution. If this happened today, this man’s innovation would’ve surely been made into a series of memes.

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