is way worse than alcohol, and worse than lsd
please try harder next time
or even better: just give it up dude. i think you'll find that good ol' circletimessquare has been far more charitable to you than any other bloke on this planet would be. most would be more than glassy eyed concerning you at this point (no pun intended, snicker)
different drugs deserve different attitudes from society. just the way it is mate. and for a special group: heroin, coke, meth: illegalization is superior to other attitudes
but please, go on with your bad self. i don't need to convince you. society understands what you don't, out of your colossal self-centeredness
"At this point in my life, absolutely true, I never plan on having a tax paying job again"
good for you. why the hell you still think society owes you anything is beyond me
"There's a big difference between society being obligated, and society unnecessarily frustrating a class of people, and in the end, this only hurts society more."
that's right, because heroin addicts are fine upstanding citizens
oh man, why do i bother?
don't worry man, i know your response already: if society would just give heroin addicts free clean heroin and housing and counseling and warm sympathy, they will all wake up every morning invigorated and loving and refreshed and go out there and live wonderful decent committed giving engaged lives
oh man, it's fucking hilarious
dude: heroin addiction is an act of slow motion suicide. no one actually uses heroin unless they are trying to kill pain. for most of them, it is the very pain of life itself that they use heroin
someone selfish like you: this is a source of pain, very narcissistic people are often times in psychological pain. selfishness kills your ability to enjoy thre company of others, and society. heroin helps in that inward isolation the narcissistic, to bring a warm glow to what is otherwise bleak and empty psychologically (because you ar enot enganged, because you are selfish)
that means this class of people is automatically beyond being productive members of society, even if there was heroin for them all the time for free
but the big difference between you and i is, i understand that heroin does not kill the pain, it merely provides relief from it. then, the relief wears off, the pain returns. and you need more and more: a game of diminishing returns, tha tonly ends in chemical dependency, and no real cure for the psychological pain
heroin addiction isn't a cure for the pain that drives people to use it. it's a stalling mechanism. the real solution to the pain in their lives is facing something down that is very painful. and some of them can't ever do that, psychologically maladapted as they are, selfish as they are, utterly walled off from society, and having beneficial social contact with others. but even such a hopeless person still deserves to be prevented from the completel sublimation of self to chemical dependency, the ultimate end point of the selfish, self-absorbed narcissist who chooses chemistry over society: zombification. the suicide of the self. the end point of heroin dependency by the narcissist is complete destruciton of the self. which is ironic in a way
simple human weakness prevents the self-absorbed drug addict from ever coming to grips with a real solution to their pain: positive social investment. they don' tknow how anymore. they've lost those skills./ all that is left on the empty plain of ther pain ridden empty lives is the escape hatch of heroin.
but it's not like heroin is going to help. it just delays the inevitable. and all the while, they are no better for not facing that psychological pain. only addicted. to a drug. and more lost as to a way out. and compounded with new pains. and even weaker to surmount their issues. it's vampirisim, it's a black hole, it's quick sand: stuck, and everything you do makes you more stuck. the self slipping away
heroin is a dead end. slow motion suicide. nothing ever good comes out of it. nothing. ever
and society, by making it illegal, says that to people, by preventing them from going down a dead end in the first place, no matter how terrible their psychic pain, heroin only makes it worse. of course we are talking about broken souls in the first place. they don't listen to society to begin with. but it's not like society HELPING them make things worse for themselves is going to improve their life. society's BEST course of action is to take a hard line against heroin, all of the time: from the person who never tried heroin, to the deeply addicted: no more heroin for you
and of course the self-absorbed narcissists who turn to heroin in the firs tplace aren't going to listen to society and what society says is right. in their maladptivity, this actually drives many of them CLOSER to trying heroin: they reflexively do what society tells them not to do
but the folly of people like you is that changing society's behavior for the helpless maladapted souls somehow helps them. no, nothing helps them. they are the bottom of the bucket. the unsaveable drek
then there is a new goal: saving society from the zombies. from the inevitable end game of those who sublimate their very self to chemical dependency: lock the fuckers up, prevent them from doing to themselves what nothing else will prevent them from doing
you can't help someone who won't help themselves. you can't give freedom to someone who chooses to remove their freedom by sublimating their identity to a chemical addiction. you can't give life to someone who chooses slow motion suicide and zombification
so, for this bottom of the bucket drek, forcing them, agains ttheir will, forcibly protecting them from their own malformed selves, this approach is more loving and caring, more freeing and life giving, than givign them the free reigns to kill themselves: giving them free access to heroin. the other approach is like "i see you want to commit suicide in slow motion. here, let me help you"
and i know what you are saying: i'm describing a small fringe of heroin users
no i'm not. i'm describing anyone who turns to heroin in the first place. the group that isn't at this bottom of the bucket is nonetheless beginning the circle of the bowl, no matter how imperceptible. you don't flirt with chemcial dependency and claim freedom from it. it sucks you in, and with every usage your willpower is sublimated more to simple biochemistry, until you are drowning
furthermore, anyone psychologically well-adjusted enough never turns to it in the first place: they understand the folly of choosing this chemical vampirism over finding escape from their pain in social prusuits, other pursuits, nonchemical pursuits
well, not entirely true: in a society that doesn't act hostile towards drugs, some otherwise well-adjusted souls get exposed tot he sucking force of chemical dependency when they otherwise wouldn't be. and then you create zombies out of what would otherwise have been normal psychologically well-adjusted souls
so society must be hostile towards the most inebriating and addicitng chemicals out there: to show these drugs what they are: the enemy of society itself. the replacement of joy in others with joy in chemistry
in short, society fights drug addiciton because drug addiciton is the psychological antithesis of society. society fights for its right to live, because anythign with a life force fights for life. those who have ceased fighting to live get sucked into the morass. the morass of drug addiciton
The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
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