I've been an atheist for a long time. Even though I come from a religious family, I came to the conclusion in high school that the notion of God was pretty silly. At the same time, I wasn't really…Continue
"I used to be pretty anxiety free until i started smoking pot heavily every day at about age 16-20. Even after stopping usage altogether the anxiety has carried on almost to my 30's. I dont blame the pot, pot is a wonderful thing, but something…"
"I've been on anti-depressants for the last 25 years and they made a world of difference in my life. Any long term depression with out significant situational cause is most likely clinical depression caused by a neuro-chemical abnormality - not…"
I dont think that what happened to you is uncommon. People with anxiety often have episodes when under the influence. Obviously you should avoid drugs to the extent possible-coffee also. Try an exercise program if you are…"
I've been an atheist for a long time. Even though I come from a religious family, I came to the conclusion in high school that the notion of God was pretty silly. At the same time, I wasn't really afraid of death, I didn't really care WHY we were here, those sorts of existential questions didn't interest me much. Fast forward to a few months ago, I tried a teensy-tiny bit of pot brownie (yes, everyone has been telling me that you should NEVER do edibles your first time...but hey, no one told…See More
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With all the media attention the on the Pope, important stories are being missed, human rights violations, Monsanto protection act, Russia march to blasphemy laws, and of the big story this week did Harry Potter vanquish dementors?See More
"The medical profession seems to have improved in some areas at least. Personally I think some of that is due to the higher level of education of society as a whole. We know too much to put up with bad treatment now. I saw a documentary last year…"
"Thanks. Now I have "Glory of Love" stuck in my head. ^^;
I'm not sure if I could get used to eating bugs. It's like... if they're mudbugs or sea-bugs, that's one thing, but it's hard to imagine them tasting good…"
"I converted to paganism (through wicca, but didn't stay there) from xianity. During that conversion period, I tried to reconcile the beliefs, which ultimately, I couldn't. There are some who find a way (probably used to cherry picking, so…"