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Originally posted by thedeadtruth
reply to post by PrinceDreamer
Emotive huh ? I thought I was being logical.
I tell you this as a mortician. Forget the stories of people smoking and living full healthy lives. That is 1 in a million. If you smoke you will die younger, and it will not be a nice death. You are going to suffer. Not opinion, fact
Logical and unemotional enough for you ?
Yeah and if the choice is to sit and stay where you choose, then why should someone be allowed to smoke? I would have said something to the pen jerk too, and took a face slashing, then laughed as this insane jerk stews in prison.
Originally posted by HabaneroPepper
Originally posted by Jefferton
I am highly allergic to cigarette smoke. If I breath it in my breathing immediately becomes difficult. That might be the "cough cough" thing you find so annoying.
I find not breathing annoying. I guess it depends on your point of view.
But you have just as much ability to stand up and leave as the guy does have the ability to light up and smoke. No one is forcing you to stay in the given environment. You made that choice.....
So you advocate attempted murder for exercising a constitutional right to speak freely? And while smoking may be legal I am quite sure it is ILLEGAL on a subway. How about if you (in general meaning smokers) want to smoke where there is a legal expectation of no smoking allowed, then why don't you just sit there and take your social consequence for yyour rude behavior, instead of going attempted murder on people?
Originally posted by ldyserenity
reply to post by onehuman
I would have stabbed her in the neck with the pen right in the jugular. When will people learn A) STFU and stay out of other peoples' business, B.) It's a free effing country, and Cigarettes are NOT illegal yet! and C.) if you don't like it, then MOVE!
The stupidity amongst humanity abounds!edit on 21-4-2011 by ldyserenity because: spelling & add on
Smoking is dumb and ugly. It is that simple. Science supports that.
Smoke is harmful, period. Indoors our outdoors does not negate that. The difference is that outdoors increases diffussion of the smoke. The smoke still stinks, it still has all the cancer causing chemicals in it.
Yes, when it is harmful, damn straight I have the right to challenge people. Your rights end where mine begin.
I guess the right to have clean air inpinges on your freedom hey! You are right, self-rightuous attitudes are dumb and ugly. The funny thing about your comment is that you are some how excersizing your freedom when you have a smoke. You are not free, you are an addict satisfying a need. You are a slave to a habit. You are a dupe of the tabacoo giants that have specifically designed a product to ensnare you. So lets cut the crap about being free hey!
Your analogy is B.S. and you know it. The automotive industry has endeavoured to clean enigine emissions, not to mention countries have instituted compulsory filters and targets for more efficient vehicles and cleaner fuels. Not to mention that many countries have introduced a carbon tax on fossil fuels to battle the very issues you raise here:
If your activity, that is an addiction, effects my freedom, I'll let you know. When smokers get that into their heads, you might not seem so dumb and ugly. Don't bother replying. You will just be blowing more smoke.
Originally posted by Sherlock Holmes
Originally posted by lifeform11
i don't like b.o. it causes me great discomfort and makes me feel sick. where do we draw the line with this reasoning? pertrol smells give me headaches to.
You are not comparing like for like.
''Discomfort'' was probably a poor choice of word on my part, I'll admit. I was actually thinking of physical discomfort caused to people such as asthma sufferers, who can have their pre-existing illness exacerbated by inhaling smoke fumes.
What I really dont get it IS why dont they just compromise? Put a sign on the door,"This is a smoking establishment," or This is a "Non Smoking establishment." Then water can seek its own level and the smokers wont bother the non smokers and visa versa. Is it really that tough to make it that simple? Or, this is a smoking flight and this one isn't. Book your preference.
Witnesses told the Daily News and the New York Post that an argument quickly escalated when Evelyn Seeger asked the man not to smoke.
I dont want myself and my clothes to smell of smoke because someone lights up in front of me,
one who is doing nothing to harm or annoy those around them, and one who is performing a conscious action which does annoy and harm those around them,