If you know drugs will kill you, why do you still use them?

  1. profile image51
    Alvin clayposted 3 years ago

    If you know drugs will kill you, why do you still use them?

    In other words on the side of a cigarette pack it says ''Can cause cancer''

  2. Addison Molrower profile image61
    Addison Molrowerposted 3 years ago

    We are all once going to die, what is important is quality and not quantity of life. Everyone has freedom to choose how to live their life and even if they choose self-destruction, we don't have any right to intervene in that choice.

    There is of course also problem of addiction and force of habit...

  3. connorj profile image76
    connorjposted 3 years ago


    Quite simply, the short-term gain is a priority over the most significant physical and mental issues derived from the use. The changes are subtle and covert at first and soon the use becomes habit and behaviors change to reinforce the use/habit (not unlike the road to obesity).
    After the habit has indeed changed normal extroverted behaviors significantly, a subtle depression sets in and seems to reinforce the habit even more substantially.  It is a slow morbid death spiral with steep walls to prevent rescue and the downward spiral usually results in eventual death...
    NOTE: this is dedicated to a once good hockey playing friend, named Phil...