The Lotophagi are the "lotus-eaters" in Homer's Odyssey. They live on the northern coast of Africa. The Lotophagi eat lotus blossoms, which gives them the feeling of floating, and the desire to do nothing but sit and enjoy the feeling of lethargy. Odysseus forced his men to leave as soon as he realized where they were, for once you eat the lotus blossom you lose all desire to return home, and Odysseus did not want to forget his wife and kingdom home of Ithaca.

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