Tag Archives: psycho-antis

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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Why Are They All So Nasty?

They all seem to be such nasty people in Tobacco Control. Everything they do is nasty. Smoking bans are nasty things: exiling people to the outdoors is a very nasty thing to do to anybody. And the No Smoking signs … Continue reading

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Ellen Judson

A couple of people have posted up a link to an article in the American Thinker. One of them commented: It goes on with the author debunking smoking bans as irrational and unnecessary and cites a few facts but does … Continue reading

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Peter Koo Can Go To Hell

From Smoking Lamp, another NYC story (or maybe the same story, because I’m sure I mentioned this guy recently): A New York City council member introduced a bill earlier this week that would ban smoking while walking on all sidewalks … Continue reading

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How I Started Smoking

A sentence in the Swedish article I was quoting from yesterday came back to mind: Smoking always starts as a social experiment, but the less people see smokers the less popular it will become. The antismoker who wrote this seemed … Continue reading

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The Disgusting, Illiberal, Interfering, Busybody, Antismoking Habit

A few days ago I came across an article by Rob Lyons on Spiked – Advocacy research: what a filthy habit -, the last paragraph of which declared: Anti-smoking is hypochondria-by-proxy, an obsessive compulsive disorder whose sufferers demand that the … Continue reading

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Start Smoking

Usually when my eyes fall on one of the antismoking messages on “plain” packaging, they instantly recoil away in disgust. So I found it a little odd this morning when they settled on a new message – one I hadn’t … Continue reading

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