Daily Archives: May 28, 2009

Legalize it — or not?

posted by ebeans

A recent post published at elephant journal on how to fix the economy got me thinking about the perils of legalization…weed and gay marriage that is.  And while I haven’t gotten to the marriage bit yet, I’ve done a little thinking about the weed and here is the thing:

Republican/conservative friends have argued that government control of anything from public transportation systems to health care lead to a decrease in the quality of that service.  So will it ever get legalized?  I think not.  As long as enough republicans are lighting up before going to golf courses, weed will stay where they think it belongs — private and high grade.

NY Times: What is happiness?

posted by ebean

May 25, 2009, 9:46 pm
Happy Like God
By Simon Critchley

What is happiness? How does one get a grip on this most elusive, intractable and perhaps unanswerable of questions?  read full article