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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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No More Doctor’s Orders

What is the optimum size for a state? That rather Socratic question came to mind this morning as I considered the Catalonian crisis, which rumbled on over the weekend with approaching one million demonstrators on the streets of Barcelona. Eight … Continue reading

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A Surprise Reverse for Tobacco Control

Hat-tip Tony: “Good news from Austria. ‘In health negotiations, the FPÖ insists on a repeal of smoking bans. “ and Strache einigt sich mit Kurz Koalitions-Deal: Aus für Rauchverbot In den Gesundheitsverhandlungen beharrt FPÖ auf Rücknahme des Rauchverbots. Some background: … Continue reading

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Words and Pictures

I wrote to my MP last week. I wrote to him to protest about the treatment of prisoners in British prisons. They are being forced to stop smoking. All in the name of “health”, of course. I doubt if my … Continue reading

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The Spiral Of Silence

Hat tip to Tony for drawing attention to The Spiral Of Silence. “It has long been established that when people are surrounded by those who are likely to disagree with their opinion, they are more likely to self-censor.” These findings … Continue reading

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The Upcoming Coercive Home Smoking Bans

Last week I wrote to my MP to protest against the coercion of prisoners in UK prisons: prisoners are now being forced to stop smoking. It is perhaps the most obvious and blatant example of coercion by Tobacco Control. The … Continue reading

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