O'REILLY: In certain precincts.
KRAUTHAMMER: But, generally speaking, I'd agree with you. As the culture has become more coarse, there's this paradoxical effect where most of the indices of social dysfunction have actually improved.
So, I'm not sure we really know the correlation. But I agree with you on the point. You don't want children stoned.
You don't want a lot of people in society stoned. I would be very interested. I do think that the states are the laboratories of democracy.
And we -- it's interesting that we should study what happens in Washington and Colorado because we will see, as the social, as soon as it comes in, has this had an effect on addiction to harder drugs, has this had an effect on auto accidents?
And, you know, the one thing you know -- a society where everybody is stoned is not going to do very well, competing with other societies, driving the cars in the street, raising children, being aware and attentive.
The worst thing about a stoned child is they're missing out on the periods of learning, --
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-- social and moral and educational. They lose thousands of hours of their lives when they need to be developing. And that's what you lose with marijuana.
O'REILLY: All right, Charles, thanks very much.
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