Literary Nonfiction. Political Science. Media Studies. In DELUSIONS OF NORMALITY: SANITY, DRUGS, SEX, MONEY AND BELIEFS IN AMERICA, J. P. Harpignies argues convincingly that many of the unspoken assumptions underlying our media's discourse about our society are at serious odds with the reality of our lives. DELUSIONS OF NORMALITY offers a bracing but entertaining look at some of the darker corners of American life, providing a corrective lens to our rose-colored myopia about how we really are. It offers compelling evidence that we are collectively far less sane, far more corruptible, and far 'druggier', kinkier and zanier than we generally admit. Educators, social scientists, therapists and the merely curious, take te.