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Disintegration

I was thinking last night, not for the first time, that Tobacco Control’s global scale attempt at social engineering is bound to fail because “society” doesn’t exist as a monolithic entity that can be steered in one direction or other … Continue reading

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The Deepening Crisis of Science

From a comment yesterday by Kin_free: I have to disagree with Walt when he suggests how, ‘These totalitarians must be stopped’; “Seems to me the only way to unwind the ball of yarn is to start where it started with … Continue reading

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Continuing My Protest Against UK Prison Smoking Bans

My response to the recent email from my MP about UK prison smoking bans: Dear  X, Thank you for your email of 26 October with its appended letter from the Ministry of Justice. However I am not reassured. What disturbed … Continue reading

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The Fashionable and the Unfashionable

I was trying to think this morning what had happened to get lots of people to get scared not just of smoking, but also scared of tobacco smoke. It was something that happened very slowly, in my experience. I lived … Continue reading

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The Coming Chair-Free World

I rather had the feeling yesterday, when I’d finished writing my latest post, that the last paragraph in it would have readers rolling their eyeballs skyward, and muttering to themselves, “Frank’s really jumped the shark this time. Nobody’s going to … Continue reading

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Standers And Sitters

I was wondering this morning how smoking bans might have been introduced without using top-down legislative control. It might have been quite easy. You could have just allowed pubs and restaurants to go ‘smoke-free’ if they wanted to. In Devon, … Continue reading

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No Escape

Currently I’m inclined to believe there really was just one shooter in Las Vegas. If there’d been other shooters, there’d have been shell cases littered around where they’d been shooting. But there have been no reports of other snipers’ nests. … Continue reading

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