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Response to uppityperson (Reply #5)

Mon Mar 5, 2012, 10:01 PM

7. But most smokers don't die of a horrendous smoking related disease.


As terrible, awful, and ill-advised as smoking is, it doesn't cause instant death and disfigurement.

We never talk about the facts anymore, because we're all in agreement about the dangers, and tobacco companies lied about them for so long. But smoking actually doesn't kill most people. It kills many, many people, and hurts many more, but that's not exactly the same thing.

But the bigger point is that you just don't get to scream at people because you find their behavior incomprehensibly foolish. If you could, we'd have big, disgusting full-color photographs on a lot of things.

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