"get a judge, they do it cheap and quick but nice, spend the money on the reception. My wedding took about 15 minutes with immediate family while we were setting up for the reception in a rented out dining hall. The judge came, we decorated a little…"
"Thanks, it seems you are approaching intoxication from a control aspect and I can understand that. As to psychological benefits I was speaking to both aspects you mentioned, though probably more to the latter. As a skeptic the closest thing to a…"
"sorry to rain on your birthday, like I said I have had a few VERY negative run-ins with militant straight-edgers. Obviously most are not like that and have more of a live and let live attitude. I tried to be clear that I don't have a problem…"
"Never really understood the straight edge lifestyle, had some bad experiences with them in the past. So do you take aspirin or any other common drugs? What if you had to take drugs for a serious medical condition? What are drugs but concentrated…"
"You have a few problems with your reasoning. Natural selection only works if you are 'unselected' before you can pass on your genes through reproduction or on a group scale if your chances of reproduction are reduced. Age related disorders…"
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"In addition to the methane spike over Antarctica there was
Is the permafrost's integrity breaking down?
In sum, the half-life of methane in the atmosphere depends upon available hydroxyl ions to break it down. The oft cited values of methane…"
"Hello, Randall. Did you move to the region or have you lived there your entire life? I'm just curious because even my friends in the military who weren't rednecks and grew up in the region still loved motorcycles and racing. They…"