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 goes to what the GIRM (General Instruction on the Roman Missal) says. The Roman Missal is the words that are said at Mass. The General Instruction is what is to be done during the Mass. It tells us when to stand, when to…"
Earlier this year two sisters from a village in India were sentenced by the village council to be gang raped and shamed publicly for the violation of their brother eloping with a married higher caste woman. The women and their family have already fled, but I have to wonder how this type of punishment could even symbolically be on the table in this age? Feel free to discuss moral relativism and all of that, but if the values of this ridiculous sentencing don't match yours why not go ahead and…See More