Re: The Pats wanted Harvin!
posted at 5/1/2009 5:48 PM EDT
[QUOTE]I can't believe you can make such statements about me or my character when you don't even know me. So I will give you a quick rundown of my life. I was an A/B student until i hit the wall with Trig and Precal in junior year. I spent five years of my life serving our country in the Marines performing my duties as an Aircraft Stuctural Mechanic. I was very good at it, in fact good enough to inspect my Marines work and certify their work as being safe for flight. Upon leaving the Marines I have excelled at every job i've worked. In fact my Plant Op Manager told me i was his best guy on the floor during a bi-annual performance review, which i always get very high scores on. My whole point is don't put every person who smokes pot into one category, some of the smartest and most responsible people i have known in my 35 years of existence on this planet have smoked pot. So don't insult me or them with these blanket statements and assumptions about our characters. BTW Harvin made dumb decision and should have thought his actions through beforehand.
Posted by patsfaninpa420[/QUOTE]
More proof that smoking pot makes one paranoid and that it lessens the ability to process information.
I am not sure that I lumped all pot smokers into the same category. If that is how you wish to read it to deflect any responsibility for your own choices, so be it.
You might recall (Maybe not in your case as THC impairs hippocampus functions. The hippocampus is responsible for learning, memory and sensory integration.) that you are the one who stated that you think you drive better when stoned.
My response to that, which still seems to evade you, is that when you are driving impaired, you are endangering others. Get it? This might have gotten lost in your "free to be me" speech.
If you were to mistime a turn while stoned and run into a tree and kill yourself, I might read your story in the paper and think, "No great loss." but when you mistime your turn and sideswipe a mini-van with a family of six inside and kill 4 of them, then you deserve to put out of everyone's misery. I couldn't give a crud how well your floor work is. As you should understand, it really doesn't matter.
You seem to want to focus on how your bad choices only affect you. They don't. Grow up.
If the point still hasn't gotten across your encumbered brain, please, oh, please find an article in the paper about someone who was killed by an impaired driver - any impairment will do - alcohol, drugs, texting, cellphone, etc... Then, go to the surviving members of their family and tell them that you are sorry for their loss but that you think it is OK to drive while stoned and point to your crayon-drawn chart about how you drive better. I have a feeling your desire to stand up for own personal choices despite how they affect others will wilt in the face of reality.
Finally, why is it OK for you to smoke pot, but not OK for Harvin? Should he only smoke pot when he drives? What is your beef with that?