Back on the ecstasy topic for a moment, Yes, I would be very upset if my best friend was one of the two people to die from the ecstasy.
Yet, if my friend took effexor, or Paxil, or Zoloft, they would have a much higher chance of death. Just look at the reports.
The FDA lied to us about ecstasy (go figure). The best reports they have on ecstasy resulted from a scientist studying crystal meth in mice. And Crystal meth is not ecstasy. When scientists did do unpublished reports on it, it was much less damaging than most other things we decide to put in our bodies.
As always- None of my statements are evaluated by the FDA.
My advice is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any diseases unless prescribed by a health practitioner. All information is provided for educational purposes only and should not replace the advice of your medical doctor.
(but your medical doctor will probably end up killing you