From: Mike Lorrey (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Feb 14 2002 - 08:49:02 MST
Arona Ndiaye wrote:
> I ask to Mike Lorrey:
> What negative experience have you had with drugs ? (directly or indirectly)
> Have you ever used any ?
I have used alcohol on an irregular basis since I was a teenager, and
caffeine as well. I don't smoke tobacco, and as for the rest, you are
asking me to incriminate myself.
> If the answer to the first question is anything but "none", please share. We
> are here to discuss, not to destroy other's arguments.
> If the answer to the second question is 'no', it would be wise for you to
> 'chill' when discussing that topic. You're not knowledgeable enough on the
> topic at hand.
I am quite knowledgable and experienced, and I will leave it at that.
> And just reading books and papers don't mean shit in this case. You cannot
> 'attack' users without having been one and you cannot attack them AFTER
> having been one yourself. If you just have a pretty 'tough' stance but do
> not explain why, people might label you as a 'troll', just like it's done
> on Slashdot on in newsgroups/mailing lists etc... I'm sure you actually want
> to discuss things, don't you ?
> In that case, you still need to start...
This is the typical first attack of opponents to my arguments, the "you
must have never used drugs if you think this way" routine. If you had
actually read my previous posts, you would not be even making such
ludicrous statements. In which case, I can say that your statements are
worthless until you actually DO read what I've already said.
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