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NoNukes
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Message 32 of 43 (657849)
03-31-2012 11:05 AM
Reply to: Message 31 by Phat
03-31-2012 10:04 AM


Re: Rational Recovery
At that time, I was reluctant to consider any other alternative therapy...I had already been brainwashed by the 12 step people..they even had a Christian version known as Celebrate Recovery, a brainchild of Pastor Rick Warren.

As you have already experienced, addiction cycles are incredibly hard to break. I'd be careful about taking glib advice, which I believe includes the glib advice that crashfrog gave you.


Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also in prison. Thoreau: Civil Disobedience (1846)

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead. William Lloyd Garrison


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Message 36 of 43 (657892)
03-31-2012 6:59 PM
Reply to: Message 34 by Hyroglyphx
03-31-2012 5:44 PM


Secondly, even if you had a team of 20 people working around the clock, filling in bubbles and filling in every combination possible 147 million times, the contest would be over 8 months ago by the time you finish.

Here's a story about an investment group that tried the strategy. Although they failed to cover all of the possible combinations, apparently the group did manage to win the lottery and make money.

http://www.nytimes.com/...lion-to-hedge-bets-in-lottery.html


Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also in prison. Thoreau: Civil Disobedience (1846)

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead. William Lloyd Garrison


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