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  •  I don't like alcohol, but I think cocaine has a (1+ / 0-)
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    nastier effect.

    if necessary for years; if necessary, alone

    by SouthernLiberalinMD on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 04:36:12 PM PDT

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    •  Oh? What about the cost to society (0+ / 0-)

      of the accidents alcohol causes? The personal and family dysfunction? What about the widespread nature of alcohol addiction?

      I'd say if alcohol had just emerged a few decades ago, rather than having been part of human culture for millennia, there would be a lot stricter legal controls around it than there are. Possibly, it wouldn't be legal, at all.

      I'm just not sure you can generalize and say "cocaine is more destructive."

      It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

      by karmsy on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:06:15 PM PDT

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