If we all pattern our behavior after the worst examples available to us then all is truly lost.
This is a very creepy essay. Absolutely no reflection on you, Jeff. You outlined it quite well. The creepiness is in the subject matter and the methodology. Just my 2 cents, but I much prefer self-medication.
I'll drink to that. ;-)
As it stands now, I'm planning to counsel my kids (8, 6, 5, 5 mos.) strongly against a military career.I'll give them all the facts I can, and let them decide when they're old enough. But if your post doesn't scare the bejesus outta just about anyone, I don't know what will.And for some reason, Dr. Gottlieb maybe, I'm reminded of Hunter S. Thompson: "There is NO ONE guarding the light at the end of the tunnel."