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originally posted by: danielsil18
Why did you start smoking?
If we look at it thoroughly we can conclude that it's a waste of money, time, it's addictive and harmful to your health.
It's also not pleasant when one starts to smoke for the first time. Which gives someone a second chance to think about it again. But why do people continue to smoke?
originally posted by: TiredofControlFreaks
a reply to: SirKonstantin
This is called baiting. The poster will now proceed to explain to you how awful your decision was and continues to be.
Does anyone know why they started drinking coffee?
Does anyone know why they started jogging?
Why does anyone start having sex with a partner?
Its the pleasure and we all find pleasure in different things!
the OP will now explain how your decision to smoke was stupid!
He really wants to have a "discussion" about when and how you are going to quit
So OP - people socialize by eating together...but that isn't necessary so lets ban it. Studies show that when people eat alone and at home they lose weight.
People socialize together by doing activities but some of those activities carry risk of injury with increased costs to the health system - so lets ban it!
like how BIG PHARMA funds and benefits from anti-smoking and how the incidence of diseases specifically blamed on smoking have not changed in any meaningful way in last 50 years as the rate of smoking decreased.
This is the way in which anti-propaganda successfully ends prohibitions movements and control freak puritans. So LETS BAN IT!
Nicotine in fact offers a range of health benefits that are quite beneficial to human functioning.
but researchers and biotech companies are quietly developing pharmaceuticals that are decidedly good for brains, bowels, blood vessels and even immune systems -- and they're inspired by tobacco's deadly active ingredient: nicotine.