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.
This post stems from a tangent in a post in The Great Debate, in which the merits of visiting Israel were discussed.I love Israel. I think you can see more of the Greek, Egyptian, Roman, Judean, and early Islamic (ala Saladin, etc) empires than you can in the respective capitals of those empires."And what should they know of England who only England know?" - Kipling, "The English Flag"I've been around the med, and seen much of the empires of old.... but never have I seen such a fine…See More
""Nah, a Ninja would have come in wearing a Janitor's outfit and poisoned the gatorade and then set up somewhere with a blow dart gun to be sure there were no survivors, then walk through and stab all the bodies sufficient to be sure…"
"Congrats, buddy! We got our first little girl 17 months ago today, and while there are certainly challenges and frustrations that come with the job, I wouldn't trade her for all the money in the world. I've had half a dozen…"
"By the way, I'd like to defend Michael and Sir.
I did have my website at the bottom of the post. But I took it down after Sir mentioned I was advertising my site.
I understand not everyone likes this kind of thing, and I fully accept it's…"
"THis is a great book. And the Mini-series portrays the case as well. Jack Bauer's right, that was an amazing feat of persuasion. Franklin was probably the greatest master at that. He really learned how to strategically wait for the correct…"