ptpeet at nyc.rr.com
Tue Jul 23 17:29:22 EDT 2002
gosh, if my teenaged birth-mother (who I never met and have no idea if she did drugs or not- nor much of anything else about her either for that matter- including the father's name) had been sterilized instead of giving me up for adoption, I'd not have gotten "screwed up" on drugs, nor would I have had the opportunity to make my little part of the world a little better place. At my most depressed stages, I curse her and wonder why she didn't simply abort, but in my better moments, I am pretty happy she didn't, even more happy she wasn't sterilized to begin with.
Of course, as noted, no one is discussing forced sterilizations now are we? OF course not- we're talking about offering desperate junkies money for drugs to help cull the populace of those pesky poor stupid people, right?
Well, personally, I can't help but think- what a fucked up idea. Then of course it occurs to me, I'm not planning on having kids, nor am I a junky. Can I get $200 to sterilize myself?
How far is it from offering $200 bucks, and forced sterilization making a COMEBACK in the US?
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----- Original Message -----
From: Randy Hencken
To: ibogaine at mindvox.com
Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: [ibogaine] hi
No, It would be a better world if George senior had had a vasectomy many
many years ago...
>From: "sara glatt" <sara119 at xs4all.nl>
>Reply-To: ibogaine at mindvox.com
>To: <ibogaine at mindvox.com>
>Subject: [ibogaine] hi
>Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 07:00:00 +0200
>randy wrote ; A child who doesn't get screwed up on drugs, a
>child who is able to contribute to the betterment of humankind .
>do you mean like Mr. Bush and his daughters ?
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