[ExI] drugs again
benboc at lineone.net
Mon Jan 19 18:41:11 UTC 2009
"spike" <spike66 at att.net> mentioned:
>the topic of drug abuse
Drug abuse? There's no such thing. It's a blatant and obnoxious
'social engineering' term.
People don't abuse drugs.
You /can't/ abuse drugs. It's impossible. They don't have feelings. Can
you abuse air? Do people talk about 'abusing concrete' Why don't we talk
about calorie abuse?
Chinese internet users don't abuse political commentary blogs.
OK, I suppose you could abuse drugs in the sense of 'using improperly',
which would involve, for example, putting LSD in a cigarette, or rubbing
an e on your arm. People don't tend to do that. They usually use the
drugs properly, as they are meant to be used. Maybe that will harm them
(the people), but the abuse is not of the drug.
People use drugs. In the process, they may well be abusing themselves,
and they may be doing something that their government or other authority
doesn't want them to do. But if you accede to the use of the term 'drug
abuse' for this, you are letting yourself be brainwashed by people who
thought it was a good idea to take the term 'user' and make it more
negative. It's the NWO again, isn't it.
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