That is the problem with socialism, it defines what IS important.
Let the individual choose what is important.. that IS freedom.
"Important" is the greater good of the community as a whole. You can't tell me that if someone who is extremely passionate about something couldn't be better used for helping the community progress instead of fighting something as simple as a smoking ban. If they dont like the ban, maybe the could use the energy to help form a group that speaks out against freedom issues and influence new laws instead of finding ways to break the current laws.
cancer causing toxin that pollutes the environment.
are you talking about smoking or
Toothpaste (I am addicted to brushing my teeth): Toothpaste contains sodium laurel sulphate (SLS) to make it froth. This is a detergent which builds up in the environment and is absorbed by animals and plants. Studies have shown that it's a potential carcinogen and is also thought to affect adversely the skin and reproductive system. Natural toothpastes not containing SLS are available.
Batteries (I use lots of these ... so you could say I am addicted to it): Batteries contain heavy metals, such as cadmium, which leak out and can contaminate ground water and, consequently, drinking water. It also takes a lot of materials and energy to produce batteries. If you're going to use batteries, you should buy rechargeable ones.
See the point is... each of us has a nasty habit that impacts others... So make your choices the best as you can and expect that from others.
The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile. - Plato
May you only need 39 acres to turn your rig around. - keep
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