Tag Archives: antismokers

De-normalising Normality

Rush Limbaugh wasn’t actually talking about smoking, but he may as well have been. Now, to me, the dangerous thing here is… I mean, these people exist and they’ve always existed, but they have this arrogance of supremacy and contempt … Continue reading

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Persecuted Minorities

I often compare antismoking to antisemitism. What’s antisemitism? Hatred of Jews. What are Jews? There seem to be two answers to this question. The first one is that Judaism is a religion, and Jews are hated for their beliefs. And … Continue reading

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My War With The Antismoking EU

No big surprise: Eurocrats Tell Johnson They Will Not Renegotiate Brexit Treaty So it looks like we’re heading for a No Deal Brexit. Unless the Remainers in Parliament can prevent it happening. And they will do their level best to … Continue reading

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Sadistic, Bullying, Antismoking Prison Guards

The war on smoking is a moral crusade. The antismokers in Tobacco Control regard themselves as virtuous in fighting their war on tobacco. They see themselves as Doing the Right Thing. They regard themselves as saintly figures – holy men … Continue reading

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Hooked

I read somewhere recently that people go mad collectively, and come to their senses one by one. Couldn’t it equally be the other way round? Couldn’t it be that people go mad one by one, and then come to their … Continue reading

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The Inconsiderate Jeremy Vine

I’m a bit late to this particular party: Legiron got it about right: I’m sure pub landlords will be delighted with Jeremy’s plan to ban those persistent smoking customers who just keep coming back in all weathers and spending their … Continue reading

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Asymmetry

From time to time I try to understand the antismokers, but I never succeed. I suppose that antismokers must try to understand smokers, but they never succeed either. They can never understand why anyone should want to put a cigarette … Continue reading

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