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21) Message boards : Politics : Hard drugs (Message 1665039)
Posted 12 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Medication for mental health problems shouldn't exist in the first place. They created those diseases just to make the profit out of medication for their 'cure'. When the world didn't have any governments (prehistory e.g.) people didn't need those medications and I don't believe people died from those mental diseases either. Of course, the invention of medication for life threatening diseases are milestones in human history.

I wouldn't go that far. I believe that mental health problems exist and that medication can help.

However, i'm not convinced they're as prevalent as some would like us to believe. A few patients have genuine mental trouble, the rest just need to pull themselves together!
Dyslexia for example, does exist in a few cases, but most 'dyslexic' children aren't dyslexic, they're just thick.

ADHD i'm not sure exists at all, they're just children who weren't thwacked by their parents regularly enough.
22) Message boards : Politics : Support Norfolk Island (Message 1664958)
Posted 12 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Since 2010, Norfolk Island has not been raising enough taxes to pay for services on the island and it has been receiving millions of dollars in Australian government subsidies. Now the Australian taxpayer will have to foot a $A136m ($107m, £53m) bill to turn the legislative assembly into a regional council.


If they're independent, why do they get money from Australian taxpayers?
23) Message boards : Politics : Forms of Government (Message 1664948)
Posted 12 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Illuminati confirmed! :)
24) Message boards : Politics : Forms of Government (Message 1664942)
Posted 12 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
I don't understand what so many people have against Charles, having met him many years ago (I was in a school brass band that played for him when he visited the local cathedral) he seemed like a very nice man.
Okay, maybe he does talk to plants and doesn't like modern buildings, but he's a royal, they're supposed to be a bit eccentric.
I also met Camilla when she visited a stately home at which i used to work, she was very nice too.
25) Message boards : Politics : Hard drugs (Message 1664613)
Posted 13 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
I wouldn't worry about PG 13 . Kids aged 13 are in high school by then and are getting education about all drugs .

Hard drugs are those that are very damaging to the person and socicety

Heroin
Ice
Cocaine
Crystal Meth (methamphetamine)
Speed (Amphetamine)
L.S.D
Methadone
Ecstasy (MDMA)

These drugs are man made and refined in a Lab extremely addictive and can kill you , depending on your health at the time of use


Actually of that list one (cocaine) is a natural product, three (Heroin, LSD and methadone) are derivatised from natural products and only three (ice and crystal meth are the same thing, speed and MDMA) are synthetic.
26) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1664594)
Posted 13 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Strange that...I seem to recall a fledging party by the name of Liberal Democrats, they seem to have changed the face of British politics!

57 seats means 19 times more clout than 3 seats.
27) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1664589)
Posted 13 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Back to England because right now my GF are watching "Are you smarter then a 5th grader?":)
The question is about UKIP's main pledges "Scrap Sex and Relationship Education for children under 11"
How is a Child born? Meaning PG 11:)
They got help from children about 4 to 6 olds.
Meaning PG 4-6:)

If you leave sex education until kids are actually starting puberty it is probably too late.
If they are old enough to ask, they are old enough to get some sort of answer.

I dont Think kids younger than 11 needs any sex eductions, perhaps relationship eduction:)
So why does UKIP have it as a main pledge?
Where are the parents? Or School and adults?

I didn't know children under 11 got sex ed. I didn't receive any until halfway through secondary school.
Well, not officially. Off-curriculum is another matter...
28) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1664583)
Posted 13 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
You can't beat a Crombie for style :-)

It's nice to see a male politician's clothing being critiqued for once!
29) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis Use & Smoking Part II (Message 1662602)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Semantics!

Methadone is used to wean one off of Cannabis?

No, methadone is used to wean one off heroin.

Oh and as for that question - did you not notice the question mark at the end? I know that Methadone is not used to treat weed users.
:-)

My mistake.
30) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1662601)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
And i stick by that, it should be taken into account.

However:
You wish to return to the recent, primitive, Excuse Domestic Violence, past?
was the ridiculous hyperbole which i shan't dignify with a response.
31) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1662565)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
No!!!

Live in The Real World. Where Many Victims are scared, terrified, stupid , or don't care, or too scared to care (speaking of Domestic Violence) what happens to their children.

You wish to return to the recent, primitive, Excuse Domestic Violence, past?

Rape Victims? Robbery Victims? ... Victims? What other Victims, do you include?

If you're going to make false accusations like that, then i'm not going to waste electrons on you.
32) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis Use & Smoking Part II (Message 1662560)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Semantics!

Methadone is used to wean one off of Cannabis?

No, methadone is used to wean one off heroin.
33) Message boards : Politics : PEOPLE ARE SCARED TO DEATH TO GO AFTER OBLABBY and It's The 21st CENTURY (Message 1662557)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
If you are freckled, is that white AND other?
If you are an albino and black, is that black AND other?

I'm ginger with blue eyes, which (according to the Huffington post) makes me the rarest phenotype in the world. Where's the box for that?
34) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1662556)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Young voters

How? Frog march them down their with a police escort???

I agree that 'forcing' isn't really workable. Maybe a carrot rather than stick would be preferable.
Free slice of cake upon casting your vote. That would convince me! (Not that i needed convincing but still).

I like the 'none of the above' option on ballot cards idea. I'd go further and say if that option wins, everyone else listed on the card should be banned from standing in an election again.
35) Message boards : Politics : Hard drugs (Message 1662554)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
What causes someone to try a hard drug? I've tried pot, and it's ok, but not really my thing, however if it was legal in my state, I'd probably give it another shot. Now, on the other hand, if cocaine or heroin was legal, I don't think I'd try it because those "hard drugs" scare me a little bit.

Good admission. Just what is it about the hard drugs that scare you?

Very little.

What is it about the substances many street-level drugs are commonly cut with that scares me? A great deal.

I was put on Morphine for a couple of days in hospital once, those were good days! I can well see how people could become addicted to it.
However, having worked for three months in a forensics lab as a summer project profiling the chemical makeup of some confiscated drug samples, i'm going nowhere near anything bought from the street.
36) Message boards : Politics : PEOPLE ARE SCARED TO DEATH TO GO AFTER OBLABBY and It's The 21st CENTURY (Message 1662549)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Call a spade a spade.

I was filling in a survey for something (i forget what) a few months ago and one of the questions was phrased "Do you identify as a person of colour?" That was it, no further qualifiers. Apart from not making much sense on a linguistic level, it still ultimately groups respondents into 'white' or 'other'.
37) Message boards : Politics : Society's Role in Education (Message 1660257)
Posted 24 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
It was also tongue in cheek.

Pretty sure about that, but where was the ":-)" you know how picky some are around here ----> :-) <-----

It wouldn't have scanned.
38) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #2 (Message 1660256)
Posted 24 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
What are you Brits paying per Kilowatt Hour ?

I'm currently paying 12.2 pence/kWh.
39) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1660253)
Posted 24 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Think of a Severely Battered Wife. Does it really matter is she, for whatever reason, decides to 'Drop Charges'?

It should be taken into account.
40) Message boards : Politics : Society's Role in Education (Message 1659874)
Posted 25 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
As a civilised society we cannot just stand by and see innocent women and children, and persecuted minorities, end up being slaughtered in these conflicts, that is not how we choose to live. Boots on the ground is a last option, we prefer to help the allies with air and sea power.
When it comes to slaughtering children and minorities of other nations, Britain's got form. Time someone else had a go at fixing the problem.

in case Germany ever gets ideas again,

That is a hang over from WWII attitudes, and is not valid today or in the foreseeable future. Russia and IS are more of a threat.
It was also tongue in cheek.


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