As far as H.I.M is concerned, hope you enjoy it - from what I can remember, it's good solid goth rock isn't it?
Not because I wanted underage drinkers/smokers, but more worried about abuse.
shifty_ben wrote:There are certainly more drugs in the area
Nelz wrote:I'm sure nordle will second that suggestion
shifty_ben wrote:Wonder if rather than causing traffic jams on my bike, Nordle will give me a lift home Wink
ehhh, Ben, you do work in an off license with one of the most damaging drugs known to man. The reason we feel that way the next morning is because we are poisoning ourselves, its toxic and reasonbly easy to OD on.
Now before people go mental, I have no problem with the odd drink now and again, or was that again right now It's just odd the perception that all banned substances are bad
Pre-coded phone links (panic buttons), by then it's all inside and 30 seconds is a long time.
pins wrote:Besides the social effects of cannabis/alcohol or any other substance theres the simple argument of taxation and quality control: legalisation of substances would mean that the government could levy taxes on their import and sale, and make sure that what people think they're buying is what they're buying. If people are going to be addicted to smack, we can at least try and help them avoid shooting up with ajax or whatever it is dealers mix it with to bulk up the volume. That said, if you read Naked Lunch by William Burroughs, (who was a junkie for decades) at the end he talks about the 'global drug epidemic' and points out that in the fifties in britain there was a register for junkies, who went to their gp to get the prescription. because it was never mixed with anything and the amount was always seet, there was very little problem with addictions getting worse. The level of addicts in the country remained about stable - new cases were mainly due to people who had had morphine as a pain killer. Then they scrapped that and classified it, and people had to start to buy it illicitly, and things got out of hand.
As was proved in prohibition era U.S. trying to stop people from getting drunk/stoned/whatever is only going to push it underground and put money into the hands of organised crime.
Hello, good morning everyone. Beautiful day to be using linux today, aint it?
crispibits wrote:It's a tricky balance between legitimising something to control it, and banning it because it can do you harm. Neither alcohol nor cannabis can really be said to be 'good' for you - they are both toxins.
crispibits wrote: They are not supposed to be in your body. I must say it may feel nice when they are, but that's not the point.
crispibits wrote:I agree that when you've had a couple of smokes you don't feel like fighting, but you don't feel like doing much really, apart from eating, and listening to Floyd or Ozrics.
crispibits wrote:On the other hand, I don't particularly feel like fighting after my G&T each evening listening to Smooth Classics at 7.
crispibits wrote: When all's said and done, does it really matter if it's illegal or not? Get on with what you like doing, as long as you aren't being a danger to yourself or others.
crispibits wrote:Anyway, yes - it's a lovely day to be using Linux, and I had a nice cycle ride along the canal path into work this morning watching the ducklings and a couple of Herons. Bliss, and all chemical free... Smile
nordle wrote:(right up until a wasp gets blown down your neck onto your chest behind the leather jacket, very amusing for other motorists to see but not something I would recommend!
nordle wrote:It depends, I'd say people avoid things they are not interested in and go 150% on things they are. I see people get really passionate about things and actaully get results because of it.
crispibits wrote:play the same three chords over and over and over and over again...
jjmac wrote:It's called a riff
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