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The Satanic Cult of Tobacco Control

The ever-thoughtful Junican wrote yesterday: I must admit that the constant battle against TC is depressing  …by ‘depressing’ I mean disheartening. It is very hard to keep on fighting for liberty when there are such enormous forces arraigned on the … Continue reading

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A New Voice: Stephen Hicks

One of the current features of life (for me at least) is the emergence of new voices, usually via the internet. Jordan Peterson was/is one such figure. And yesterday I spent a while listening to someone who seems to be … Continue reading

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The Antismokers

I used to wonder why Dr W, in whose home I once lived, had such a profound hatred of smoking. I never found out. I used to think that it was some childhood trauma. But it could equally have been … Continue reading

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Fighting an Army of Bullies

In a thoughtful response to me yesterday, Dmitry wrote: “We should make life hell for them just like they made life hell for us. Many of them should be sent to prison. Some of them should even be executed.”. You … Continue reading

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Mashers and Slicers

I’m fighting in a war these days. It’s the war that’s being fought between smokers and antismokers. And I’m on the side of the smokers. And we’re currently losing pretty badly. But I think we’ll win in the end. I … Continue reading

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Interesting Fictions

I’m currently hooked on an interesting fiction. It’s the idea that when the Earth gets covered in ice – as it seems that it periodically has been -, the ice acts as a layer of insulation on the rock beneath … Continue reading

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War and Peace

For the past few months I’ve been thinking how the Earth’s climate alternates between ice ages and interglacials, between cold and warmth. And, somewhat in parallel with that, I was thinking yesterday about how human societies alternate between war and … Continue reading

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