The Last Furlong

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Sacrificial Lambs


If you are a smoker, a non smoker, a vaper, or just a person who thinks fairness is a vital aspect in our world, this post is worth reading.


I have been an e cigarette user – a vaper – for over three years. I was totally flabbergasted at the ease at which I stopped smoking. So much so, I was horrified when I discovered that so many advocates against smoking were rejecting e-cigarettes and the concept of harm reduction out of hand. The shock was soon replaced by anger, and that was the start of my efforts to get the message out that there was an escape from the deadly trap of cigarette smoking. And now, after three years, that horror, that anger has been complemented by sadness –  I am still horrified, still angry, and also feel so very, very sad.

It is simply a fact of life that some people are prepared to sacrifice others to advance their careers, or add to the power they already wield: There are some who see themselves and the ideals they hold as being so very correct, that anything which…

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Author: Elizabeth

I'm someone also pounding the Path, just like you.. I'm retired, going into Old Age and loving my life. I'm hoping to remain happy and well for as long as possible. Old Age is not SO bad - yet!

3 thoughts on “Sacrificial Lambs

  1. This reality has been done to death and then some, though this is a particularly good one but what’s changed, nothing and no one.
    If you can’t demonise, and they will to do so, it you can’t tax it nor control it, they have designs on both.
    Democracy eh, there’s a fine idea.

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    • It might have been done to death – but it must stay alive. The shenanigans concerning cigarettes have exposed how Tobacco Control promote their ideology. Thanks for a good comment.


  2. More haste: “and they will lie and cheat to do so”

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