Comment: DARE, Scary

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DARE, Scary

I went through no DARE drama, but experienced a little of that program. What my indoctrination center had was a speaker or two talk about his drug ravaged life, a warning to stay away from drugs. I remember thinking, Really, I need a story to prevent me from considering drugs? Just hearing about them and to say no to them was enough for me to say no to them, not that I had to worry about them. (What 6th grader has to?) There was no Say No to Drugs extravaganza at my school. Now that I recollect that memory, I think school programs are where I heard about drugs first. I wouldn't be surprised if many of these kids grow up to be drug users, particularly if drugs are legalized because with legalization will be tremendous advertising. Public education is mind sapping, worse than a waste of time.

PS. Notice I said "if" drugs are bad. Yes, they're bad, lol, and I have stayed away from them.

PSS. I think drug decriminalization instead of legalization should be the goal, however. It takes a little time to go into why, but if you want to know why I favor the former to the latter, ask me.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton F. Dutton