One thing that has always fascinated me about enjoying the fruits of our hobby (smoking the fine marijuana we grow), is the deep meditative type thinking we tend to fall into afterwards. Where we find ourselves figuring out things intuitively that once stumped us, or we have thoughts and ideas that seem like great epiphanies or revelations from seemingly out of nowhere. As if somehow the state of being high unlocks something in our psyche that allows us access to knowledge outside of ourselves.
Of course more often then not, when revisiting these thoughts in a more sober light, we find that our thoughts and ideas tend to have serious flaws in them or we now forget pieces of the puzzle and it no longer makes sense. Every now and then though I think we do stumble on true gems of thought that are worth preserving.
To that end I thought it might be interesting to create this thread as a place where any of us can come when we're stoned and these thoughts are active in our minds and record them. Hopefully in the end we'll have built up a collection of thoughts and ideas that may be of value to others. At the very least it should also make for interesting discussion around the smoking table.
I'll start with this. Over the years we've seen various studies that strongly suggest marijuana might be capable of doing some pretty significant things medically. One study suggests it might help prevent memory loss and dementia in people prone to alzhiemers or to slow down the advance of dementia in people who are already suffering from it. Other studies and treatments strongly suggest that marijuana can slow, reverse and in effect cure some types of cancer or even prevent cancer from developing. Unfortunately due to the politics that work against marijuana none of these things ever really get tested the way they should and so these medical benefits go largely ignored even though marijuana gets used medically in many other ways with good results.
Well it occurs to me that at this point in time we'll soon be seeing a flood of people who grew up in the hippie generation, when everyone was smoking marijuana, into retirement and the age when these things that marijuana may help with usually present themselves. Wouldn't it be something if for the next decade or so we saw a sharp decline in alzheimers and cancer because of all those people who've enjoyed marijuana most of their lives resisting those afflictions in their retirement years?