Government in the Age of Obama has perilously diminished the importance of the individual, his rights to life and property, and his moral responsibility to himself and the civil society of which he is a part
It is a fact that where pot is illegal across the board, there is less abuse by teens because they FEAR the consequences.
Organic mental illness isn’t increasing because the environment is more toxic than in the past. Unhealthy relationships, drugs, generational government dependence, and shattered families all cause some degree of personal stress. When such factors are co-morbid, you end up with kids who cope in unhealthy ways.
The latest contemptible conspiracy theory ping-ponging around the Internet is the one which claims the Islamic terrorist bombings in Boston that killed three and maimed hundreds were actually staged by the Federal Government as an excuse to implement Martial Law.
The Lord’s commandment to “Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father.” Matt. 5:48 ( 3 Ne. 12:48 ) has been misinterpreted to mean perfection of condition rather than perfecting of character. My message to Mormons is that Heaven–the Celestial Kingdom–is not owning the biggest house in the nicest suburb in the best ward. The Celestial Kingdom is populated by those who have spent their lives refining their hearts and minds to think, reason, understand, and act more like Jesus Christ.
Weed, pot, bud, what ever innocuous name you want to give it, marijuana is the gateway as well as the foundation of wide spread social deterioration, crime, and spiritual impotence.