2. I've tried it and hate it
3. I haven't tried it and hate it
4. I don't want anything fancier than vi
5. I like garden gnomes"
My point was that was an ad hominem attack. I expect better from slashdotters.
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Who is "we", Kemosabe? I partied with many of the (other) smart kids who went on to lead full, happy lives. Some of the dumbasses smoked too much, and drank too much, and would have been losers even without chemical recreation.
Yes, you could be right. It is hard to separate cause and effect. It could be the losers I knew in HS who smoked pot would have been losers anyway. In any case, we both agree marijuana should be legalized.
Considering the availability of alcohol, I'd imagine that the choice of drug to abuse might shift, but the total amount of abusers may stay more or less constant.