Re: Anthony Kim's caddy - Eric Larson
Originally Posted by ganjagolfer
Drug pushers have chosen their career and without users there are no pushers. We make choices. Their choice is to try to make money without working. They are not motivated by "hope and vision", unfortunately. They hope to make a quick buck and cannot see nor do they care about the damage they cause.
These diseases are not all caused by poor diet and lack of exercise. Try legislating exercise and diet in your country and see what happens. Again, choice. Ironically, legalising illicit drugs is the only way to put drug pushers out of business. Without the (albeit greedy) drug companies, I, along with many people on this site would be dead or unable to play golf.
How do you "give people hope and purpose"? There are millions of Americans who have unlimited hope and great purpose. They are not waiting for someone to give them anything.
The fact that a drug pusher will be replaced by another is no reason not to lock them up. And I am not "inspired" by the tale of a reformed drug dealer. I am, though, willing to accept the fact that he has reformed and turned his life around. I respect and admire that. Were he not incarcerated, where would he be now?