Based on Godwin's Law which states that
: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability
of a comparison involving
Nazis or Hitler
This adage shows that when
an online discussion about the legalisation of certain
drugs is created, it is inevitable that
in and state how it is really
Alcohol, Tobacco and Caffeine are legal, while Cannabis, Cocaine and Heroin are still illegal
in most places.
After a certain
amount of time, the discussion becomes cyclical and utterly pointless, with both sides being completely unmoved by the arguement put forward
by the opposing side.
argue that prohibition
has been proven to fail and point ot the rise of criminal gangs in early 20th Century United states
of America, through illegal
distillation and distribution of alcohol, coupled with speakeasies.
The other side will often
point out that
of many recreational drugs is in the interest of the safety of the majority
of the population.
Basically, and again in a similar vein to Godwin's law, this law states that
the first person to argue for the legalisation of certain recreational drugs
] by using alcohol, tobacco
or caffeine as a reference point
instantly loses the arguement.
User 1: All drugs should be legal.
User 2: Boo hoo. I can't get any good coke because my stupid government have made
it illegal, but they let people drink
User 3: Another example of Terry's Law.