Re: Smoking and Ethics and really off the deep end now

Subject: Re: Smoking and Ethics and really off the deep end now
From: "Gregory Sweet" <Gsweet -at- cdphp -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 13:54:14 -0400


By this logic I should have the right to slap any smoker I see. After all the slap I dole out will have far less harmful affects on the smoker than their ETS has on me.

Is it because the slap is a sharp, short-lived event that makes it assualt?
Yet causing the gradual build-up of poisons in non-smokers forced to be in your proximity, causing negative long-term health problems, is a right?

I don't deny anyone anything. If you want to paint your a$$ red and wear a vasoline suit, that's your business. Just don't go trying to put red paint or vasoline on me.



-Greg

neart - misneach - diongbháilteacht


>>> "Rob Writer" <piercedroo -at- hotmail -dot- com> 04/11/03 12:58PM >>>

>From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
>It's the only addiction that's treated as if it's a right.

>Actually, Eric, it is a right.
>The Ninth Constitutional Amendment specifies:*




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