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…"
"A. All I said in regards to drinking was that just because it is worse gives no solid footing on weed being fine.
B. I am sure you are a great father, but some of the health risks are not very nice for lack of a better word.
C. You are forgetting…"
"Not to mention you are completely ignoring long term effect, does someone die from lung cancer by smoking cigs one time? No. And my point of you quiting is that it may not effect your parenting but hey, it would help keep you around for a little…"
"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…"
"hmmm I don't know why this discussion keeps coming up, and like the idiot that I am I will say something.
A. your justifying smoking because it's better that drinking, hhhmmmm let me think about that I am gonna go jump off…"
"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:
"I have listened to a few of these and have the same thoughts every time. They do a good job of talking about what males are currently experiencing in America but not what a man should be or what manliness actually is. I wrote an article addressing…"
"I had a guy tell me that exact thing in the gym.
He looked like a man in his late-thirties who had seen more wear and tear than most, figured he was ex-military.
When I asked why he was concerned about what I thought was a middle aged…"
"Most all stable long-term couples are married. Not all married couples are stable. The divorce-happy unstable ones may be no better off than the average unstable cohabitating couple except insofar as its a bigger…"
"470? was that ass to ankle? If it was I'm damn impressed. See too many guys with that weight go only a fraction of the way down, to watch their poor knees have to deal with the reversal of all the inertia.
At 50, I focus on form form form.…"
""Do you figure that 'normalization' improved family stability? I doubt it."
That depends on your definition of stability. If your definition of stability is couples staying together, that's one thing but it's…"
"I hit 200 my junior year of high school. I spent my weekends loading and unloading trucks in the warehousing district and free time was spent hiking, camping, biking, etc. Was never much for organized sport. After basic I was at 207. When I left the…"
(Bonus: The very first hockey player that appears at the very beginning of this video is my uncle.)
(traditional call-and-answer song):
A bit more contemporary:
A slower paced, darker song from the…"