"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 think it's the duty of each and every human being to be critical of the values that society serves us. If one's actions cause no harm and one fully understands and accepts the implied risks, then obeying the law just for the sake of…"
"We are primarily defined by who and what we are internally. I agree with you that we are defined in a sense by what we do, but only in as much as the things we do reveal something about our internal selves. This question is not about that; the OP…"
"This question is absurd. If you are manly, then when you smoke weed you'll be plain old manly you, smoking pot. If you're not manly, you wont. We tend to fuss over the details and the aesthetic choices we make, and that's wrong. "
"1. When heavy or confusing choices abound, I make my own path. 2. Always work to maintain a strong backbone and a clear mind.
3. Weakness and fear have their place. Always engage with them privately and rationally.
4. Strive to be of value to…"
"Disagree Charles, you should do something special for yourself. You could live to be 100 and now you are just halfway through life. I am 55 and still participate in sports and other activities. A few months ago I was carded (have good genes).…"
I'll celebrate 50 the way I rang in 40 and 30 ... I don't. Somewhere around 23 or 24 I had a kick-ass party for myself, and then decided that was it - I had celebrated enough. Since then, I don't do birthdays.…"