I have thought about this for awhile now since the subject of legalizing weed has been in the news. My friends want to start trying it, but I am not a fan of it there are to many consequences if you…Continue
"Here's how it is, Max: We don't need to justify our marijuana use to you or to anyone. It's a private vice that we indulge in moderation. I'm not worried about the health effects of my marijuana smoking any more than I am about…"
"Please post the scientific studies that prove me wrong.
No it wouldn't, cause it has yet to effect my parenting skills
Why do you say it's unmanly? I'd love to hear your response to that. Is it because you say so? I missed…"
"do what makes you happy. I have smoked for longer than I can remember. I have a great job as a computer programmer, a wonder 17 month old baby boy, and well it's just my way of relaxing in the evening. Much, much, much safer than alcohol.…"
"My experience is it wasn't conducive to making me a better person. It gave a temporary relief from anxiety but never got to the root of the issues I was facing. It didn't help me in improving some of the main links on the…"
"I agree with Jack on this one. What a man does is precisely the measure of that man, I'm just not sure how significant or universal a factor smoking marijuana is in that measurement of manliness or un."
"So then it follows that if you smoke pot your a stoner, drink a beer your a drunk, look at a nude painting your a pornographer?
Don't think so. I do all these but I am none of them. I eat pizza by the truckload but I am not Italian."
"Disobeying the law in matters of justice and injustice is one thing. Disobeying the law because you want to partake of your illegal mind-altering substance of choice is quite another. Lets not make this seem nobler than it…"
"Well, that's up to the courts to decide, and for the two individuals involved in this hypothetical scenario to think about. Now, for the sake of not derailing the conversation, this will be my last contribution to this thread:
"Internal makeup is irrelevant except as it affects what you do. External actions are the only evidence out there of who we are internally. If you're an asshole on the surface, with an unrevealed heart-of-gold underneath ...…"
"Saw a movie on TV this weekend where a guy gave pretty much that exact same speech in defense of his right to bang under-aged girls ...
-- Ryan Reynolds in Waiting.
It was funnier when it was a joke.
"Just a few that come to mind...
Reggie White: Football player, good husband/father, community leader
Steve Rowe: TV celeb
Daniel Patrick Moynihan: US Senator. I think of him as one of America's quintessential statesmen.
"I think you would be interested interested in the writings of Jack Donovan. He explores tribalism in The Way of Men, but he as also written a number of articles with a tribalist mindset.
It is an interesting question.
Recently a man of my church, one of the teachers of sunday school, get divorced, his ex-wife wasn't Christian. Then he was telling us not to marry a non-Christian. And then he asked us "Who are…"