CruJones: Didn't this have an identical headline the last four times it was greenlit?
Ponzholio: In the 80s-In the 90s-
dopekitty74: Ponzholio: In the 80s-In the 90s-I remember that story arc on Family Ties. It was a two episode story wasn't it?/maybe it just seemed long
Kraln: Adderall and ritalin are passe. The 'next big thing' is modafinil...
dopekitty74: Study stoned, take the test stoned...
studebaker hoch: CHEAT STRONG
quietwalker: "Michelle and Jason ended up doing well their tests and papers while on Adderall, but they're so uncomfortable with the side effects they've suffered, they will think twice before taking it in the future."Perhaps if the author or editor had a little Adderall, they'd "end up doing well their writing".Actually, as a side note; I understand why there's a ban on drugs like steroids in professional sports - it gives an unfair edge, and of course, it could be dangerous to use without supervision or regulation. But why would they still be banned for the normal person? With the supervision of a doctor, why is it wrong to take drugs to get stronger for example, or more focused, or have a better memory, or whatever? Why is it okay to use drugs to bring someone back to 'normal' but never to exceed it, even if that'd be a great benefit for a person?Queue discussion about current and future technologies: cosmetic surgery, genetic screening & engineering, cybernetics, etc.
Marmilman: Adderall destroys your critical thinking skills.
quietwalker: But why would they still be banned for the normal person? With the supervision of a doctor, why is it wrong to take drugs to get stronger for example, or more focused, or have a better memory, or whatever? Why is it okay to use drugs to bring someone back to 'normal' but never to exceed it, even if that'd be a great benefit for a person?
doosh: Marmilman: Adderall destroys your critical thinking skills.Citation? You don't need no steenkin' citation!
ph0rk: What is the main argument against drugs like these, really? Is it that these specific drugs have bad side effects, or is it because using them is "unfair"? What is fair, in high stakes testing/academic credentialing?
McGrits: Why are the drugs even needed? With the low course load and six-year degree plans kids take these days it shouldn't be needed.13-15 hours per semester is sad.
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