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.
"What does that actually have to do with the matter? Because we have a high standard for entry we shouldn't consider refining or pausing the inflow while we work with other nations (who are not currently assisting us in the vetting process), to…"
"If you spent 3 years trying to get somewhere and someone told you that because you come from a certain place, not only are you not getting in right now, but you might not get in at all, how would you feel?
Not to mention, in some cases these folks…"
"Ok, so in spending 3 years of vetting, another 90 days will be that big of a deal? Remember, we're dealing specifically with countries that are NOT cooperating with the vetting process. Personally, I'd prefer we waited longer and had a…"
"What Obama did was a slow down, not a pause, and certainly not a "ban". There were still people coming in while the "slow down" was in effect. No one spent 3 years going through the process, only to be told during the…"
"So then is he factually incorrect? He proposes his solution, or any solution and then what? The courts shoot it down. Ok, so how long does that go on when you have judges lobbying from the bench before you simply throw up your hands and walk…"
"The world only expect you to be world police because that's the role you've willingly taken on for yourself and haven't let go of. If I never volunteer to shovel my neighbour's driveway, he'll never expect me to just come…"