I found a book on how to make crystal meth in your kitchen. It’s selling on Amazon for $75. And I don’t know what to do.
I found a book on how to make crystal meth
I’ve found some weird book to sell on Amazon. This one gets the crown.
Here it is:
(Update: Since first publishing this article, Amazon – and most other sites – have banned this book from their catalogs).
The details of this book on crystal meth
You’ll probably get put on a list somewhere just for looking this up, so I’ll save you by posting a screenshot of the details here:
And because the money on Amazon is in the weird, of course this book is selling on Amazon for…
How I found this insane book
I picked this up last week at a thrift store for $1.
As comedic sidebar, you can’t make up an Amazon review like this:
“Ah, the book that started it all. Gotta love Uncle Fester…. If I’m not mistaken, the ephedrine recipe didn’t come out until the 3rd edition, and even then the ratio of iodine, red phosphorus, water, and ephedrine was off.” (Three stars)
Does this book actually teach you how to make crystal meth?
You’re possibly tempted to think this is an academic look at the chemistry of methamphetamine production. A lot of books cover criminal activity or similarly fringe topics from a detached scientific or sociological perspective.
That’s not what this is. This is a very detailed explanation of how people make drugs in their house, written for the layperson.
So here’s my dilemma…
Recap: Selling for $74 on Amazon . Has a moderately good Amazon sales rank. But, it’s on doing a really illegal thing in your kitchen.
All of this raises a huge ethical dilemma, which I’ll put out to you:
Would you sell this book on Amazon?
Leave your answer in the comments below.
(Update: this remains the most commented-on article in the history of this website. Feel free to jump in…)