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Old 04-06-2012, 05:32 PM
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Default Re: 4/5: RIP Layne Staley

Originally Posted by Boom View Post
I'm straight edge...never had a buzz of any kind. And I did not choose that "lifestyle". Not sure why you would think he chose his.
Because most people don't have a gun pointed to their head and say "take these or die!" (some do). Most people chose whether or not to take drugs. Yes it is very hard to get off them once you're addicted but no-one made him take that first hit. I really don't know why you think it is somehow not a matter of choice. You could easily go and get some stuff from your local dealer on the street corner right now if you wanted to probably, but you remain a straight edge. Why? Because it is a choice. Don't try to pretend it is something that it is not.
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