"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. "
"A sort of current issues class would be good. Something important that generations are losing is their interest in what is happening around them and understanding what they can do about it. Something else could be useful would be a life lessons…"
"I like the lyrics to this Irish song, regarding patriotism. The title to Tom Clancy's book "Patriot Games" is borrowed from the lyrics.
Come all ye young rebels, and list while I sing, For the love of one's country is a…"
"Then, I perceive you know nothing of patriotism, and it's no surprise given the philosophical bend of the country as a whole. Patriotism has NOTHING to do whatsoever with the government, but to the principles of the country as…"