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A Facebook discussion on Drug Addiction

Ron Taylor shared Jordan Rice‘s post. May 5 at 11:09pm · Jordan Rice April 23 at 12:21pm · Thank you. Edit: I didn’t explain why I agree with this or any experiences I have which left people opinion to make a bunch of dumb ass opinions about my logic. I don’t have the time to […]

8May2017 | | Comments Off on A Facebook discussion on Drug Addiction | Continued
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Life After Tuberculosis

As suggested by a good friend and cousin of mine, I will try to shine a light on a personal experience regarding Tuberculosis, the “Curse of King Tut”. The year was 1965 early Autumn. My mother’s estranged husband was taken to Mount Vernon, MO. This was at the time a ‘sanitarium’ for individuals with ‘lung […]

31Oct2015 | | 3 comments | Continued
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Obama Derangement Syndrome Leads to Politicians Anonymous

America started down the path of deranged politics about twenty years before the United States Constitution was baptized as a non-religious document.  With independence declared and a new country emerging the political debate began.  Some wanted the new CEO of The United States to be a monarch – an official King.  Some said Emperor.  Reason […]

20May2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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The Criminal Paradigm, Fiddling around on the Roof

We were watching the old Topol character in Fiddler on the Roof. He portrays a man who struggles with tradition, struggles with the idea of changing ideology, struggles with changing his cultural prejudices. The movie is so universally accepted because all people relate to changing times and changing cultures, and the gut wrenching emotion those […]

16Apr2010 | | 8 comments | Continued
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Tiger Woods Treated For Texting Addiction

With denial protecting the psyche celebrities are falling victim to the addiction of texting.  Tiger Woods has done the public a service by admitting his addiction and receiving specific treatment for his malady.  Evidence now shows that texting addiction leads to moral degradation. With information from known associates of Mr. Woods we learn that the […]

1Apr2010 | | Comments Off on Tiger Woods Treated For Texting Addiction | Continued
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The Redemption of Tiger Woods

The redemption of Tiger Woods did not happen with blubbering confessions of sin, orchestrated by treatment programs based solely on anecdote. The redemption of Tiger Woods can only happen with consistent trustworthy behavior over time.

22Mar2010 | | Comments Off on The Redemption of Tiger Woods | Continued
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Hypochondria – The Disease Of The Elderly

I am in the class of people politely referred to as ‘Senior.’ When I was young I thought Senior meant really old, fragile, frail, sickly, helpless. Today I understand Senior as that stage of life before Elderly. Senior is a prelude to an honest understanding of illness and mortality. Senior is that time of life where we begin to examine the ailments we will experience as elderly. I used to be a hypochondriac, but now I think I have something much worse. – it is called aging.

30Mar2009 | | Comments Off on Hypochondria – The Disease Of The Elderly | Continued
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Irvin Rosenfeld on Medical Marijuana

Son, In an effort to present more information I offer this video from Irvin Rosenfeld testifying on the medical benefits of using Marijuana. Mr. Rosenfeld has some multiple congenital bone disease. This issue is one that has been taken out of the court of reason and placed in the court of politics. As anyone who […]

25Jan2008 | | Comments Off on Irvin Rosenfeld on Medical Marijuana | Continued
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Ron Paul endorses drug addiction

Son, We have comments from Ron Paul supporters that compare laws against marijuana to prohibition against alcohol. These folks, and Ron Paul, fail to understand the trauma of modern drugs. The real sadness is that Ron Paul is a physician – and he seems to turn a blind eye to the problem of a pandemic […]

25Jan2008 | | 19 comments | Continued
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Ron Paul, Marijuana, Government

Son, Ron Paul takes huge leaps of logic. There is a fundamental problem with his libertarian philosophy. That philosophy ignores the inter-dependence of modern society. Centralized government must take a larger role in a world where individuals States can no longer stand alone – Marijuana crosses the State borders like the wind. No one State […]

24Jan2008 | | 3 comments | Continued
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Spirituality, Confused with Co-dependency

Son, Healthy spirituality – what is it?  What does it look like?  What is at the root?  A discussion like this leads to a discussion on generally healthy behaviors.  This leads to discussion on co-dependency, drug addiction, and other destructive behaviors.  Notice how I conveniently lumped different maladies together?  This is where the discussion often […]

17Jan2008 | | Comments Off on Spirituality, Confused with Co-dependency | Continued
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Animal Rights vs Wildlife Management

Son, We live in a crowded world.  There are many lifeforms competing for the same land, water, and air.  But we happen to be humans – so get out of the way other lifeforms.  That has been the human motto for thousands of years.  But I think we have pushed too hard. Wildlife is now […]

10Jan2008 | | Comments Off on Animal Rights vs Wildlife Management | Continued
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Alcoholism and Drug Addiction – diseases

Son, Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, is a disease. The Fireside Post has many articles on addiction. We should be clear that we are talking about a pandemic disease. Here are some sticking points – is addiction self induced? Is addiction merely criminal behavior? Is addiction a moral dilemma – a sin of Biblical proportions? The answer […]

15Nov2007 | | Comments Off on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction – diseases | Continued