2.220 Smoking

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What if you were put in charge of the World tomorrow? How would you run the planet?

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Andronicos "The Great" as Director of the Human Race and Manager Planet Earth commands and Andronicos "The Cynic" responds as follows.........


Stop Smoking Sign

I direct tolerance be shown to smokers. It is their right to inhale the black soot into their wheezing coughing tar infested lungs. It is their right to consume their self indulgent cancer causing, narcotic which kills millions every year. It is their right to attempt to kiss their sweethearts with nicotine stained teeth, diseased gums and stinking rancid breath.

I direct that with immediate effect, laws should be passed making it illegal for a motorist to smoke in the presence of children while driving a car. On the spot police fines should be levied in these circumstances. I also direct pregnant women should be permitted to make formal complaints to the police if a driver is smoking in their presence. For both offences, penalty points should be added to a motorist's driving record if the allegations are proven or witnessed first hand by police officers.

I'm pleased I got that off my chest. So can you.

Lung Cancer

As an ex smoker I know what it was like to quit. It's hard. If you are a smoker, why don't you quit today? NOW. If you don't you will probably die and not see the historic event in December 2012. Get on the www.12-12-12.org/2.220 website for help now. If you continue to smoke I direct you to do so considerately and to be aware of the ills of passive smoking on others.

I commend Patrick Reynolds of the Sovereign tribe of California, whose family started the tobacco empire of the same name. Following the death of a loved one from lung cancer, Patrick dumped his personal shareholding and now tours the World teaching people how and why they should stop smoking tobacco. He is a frequent guest on American TV News channels. His organisations specialise in tobacco prevention for youth.(Refer to www.anti-smoking.org and www.tobaccofree.org)

Finally, I direct all forms of tobacco advertising be banned.

Can you run this by me again? In case you forget we share the same body and I have seen with my own lungs quite a lot of black soot and a bit of wheezing and coughing recently. Would you like to enlighten us oh Great one?

That was me and not Andronicos the Great but I have now stopped smoking.

I guess there must be a parallel Universe I visit (or you live in) sometimes Zed!

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