often have less than a tenfold difference between effective and lethal dosages.
Calmatives are neurochemical weapons funded by the U.
In addition to available stun guns, people catcher nets, and sonar devices, the JNLWD believes that calmatives hold the additional promise of providing ways to subdue large, unruly sectors of a human population by blanket sedation.
Barring such results as those the Russians faced when 116 innocents were inadvertently killed by the pumped gas, calmatives are a seductive form of "non-lethal weapons" for use in crowd control because of their "reversible effects.
A piece of verbal ingenuity in The Calmative economically and brilliantly captures the engagement of the narrator's tortuous movement between affirmation and negation with a non-fictional landscape that informs it and locates it.
18] The geography of this passage is given an extra resonance by the reference here to the wood in which Dante the pilgrim finds himself at the beginning of Inferno, contributing to a network of references to the Divine Comedy strung throughout The Calmative.
Anesthetic calmative compounds that depress the central nervous system and cause unconsciousness can do this.
Future applications may see the development of "pharmacological cluster bombs" and nanotechnology to overcome the delivery problems associated with the current generation of calmative and opioid agents.
Herbal Formulas $11 15% Women's Topical Herbal Formulas $10 26% Herbal Singles $76 6% Cold & Flu/Immune System Singles $13 2% Brain/Circulation Herbal Singles $10 -8% Calmative
Herbal Singles $5 -19% Source: AC Nielsen ScanTrack: SPINS NaturalTrack SPINSscan SPINS, San Francisco, CA
According to its energetics, valerian was considered by Disocorides to possess 'warming properties' and it was widely used by Eclectic physicians who commented that valerian was 'one of the best calmatives
for the collective condition termed nervousness' (Sarris 2010, Hechtman 2012).
43) They span the entire spectrum of technology and include such things as firearms that inflict blunt trauma but are not intended to be fatal (by using rubber and plastic bullets), tear gas or other noxious vapors such as CS or CN, sticky and slippery foams, pepper spray, acoustic rays, projectile netting, chemical calmatives
, and directed energy heat ray systems.
The development of this new generation of [nonlethal] weapons incorporates knowledge from the remarkable advances made in medical science; two examples are calmatives
[compounds that depress or inhibit the function of the central nervous system] and eye attack lasers.