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Originally posted by Maslo
reply to post by KAOStheory
Lung cancer causes can be quite accuratelly estimated by comparing statistics of cancer of those that smoke and those that do not. So yes, science can do it easily, this is elementary stuff.
Originally posted by towhisper
I smoke and have smoked for 27 years. I am healthy and hardly ever get sick. My husband quit smoking and was sick for many years after. He saw his self as sick and so he was. The mind is a crazy thing. What we think really "is". If we think it is harmful than it is. If we believe that we are healthy then we are. We are at any given time what we believe we are and that is a constantly changing avenue.
We have raised four children, and will soon have a total of four grandchildren. They are all safe, healthy, and are the greatest people I know. They were raised in a home of smokers. They do the honest thing, they help people in need, and they stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. Out of four only one is a smoker. I did not harm my children. My children grew up to be who they were meant to be and are doing what they want to do. They live of their own influence.
Smoking, additives, sugar, junk food, etc... We are all conditioned to "think" they are bad for us. If no one had conducted a study, put out a report, or "told" us that these things were dangerous for our health, we would all be healthy. If we were never told, we would not be having this discussion. We hold the power of our own thought. Step out of the condition and let people live free.
As for the effects of secondhand smoke: yes, it is annoying to some, I suppose. Strong perfume is annoying to me. But there are not any serious scientific studies which support this assertion about secondhand smoke being so deadly. This post from page 4 has some great information on actual scientific studies into the effects of secondhand smoke. Apparently it has escaped the attention of most readers of this thread... propaganda 1, truth 0. Not surprising, unfortunately.
Originally posted by Super Katsurio
How does amphetamines and coc aine factor into the production and distribution of tobacco?
Originally posted by mysterioustranger
reply to post by RelentlessLurker
You still didnt explain why YOU smoke outside? Anger solves nothing. You seem to have enough all by yourself. God Bless ya anyway!
Originally posted by TheRedneck
reply to post by Benevolent Heretic
Here we go again, agreeing. You're going to destroy our reputation, BH.