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Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2005 - 03:20 am:   

One good reason to quit is cost. Youíll have more money if you give up tobacco. Of course, quitting also protects you from debilitating illness that can cost even more in the long run.

Speaking of debilitating Ė believe it or not smoking can have a profound, negative effect on a personís love life. In addition to making you smell bad, affecting your breathing, and wrinkling your skin, smoking can destroy blood vessels, especially tiny blood vessels, which can impede your sex life.

Smoking has been linked directly to sexual dysfunction in men, and it's believed to have a similar effect in women. One noted urologist, speaking on the news program 60 Minutes, said when he sees a man smoking, he wonders when -- not if -- he will experience erectile dysfunction.

Studies show that tobacco-users in general donít live as long as non-users.

Smoking makes its biggest assault on the lungs. People with Chronic Obstructed Pulmonary Disease or Emphysema often end up on oxygen and cannot live a normal life. Many can't walk a few feet without having to sit down and try to catch their breath. Cancer that starts in the lungs of many smokers can often have devastating effects, spreading throughout the body to involve the liver, kidneys, bones, and brain.

Quit now before itís too late!
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John Thiel
Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2005 - 07:43 am:   

I suggest you read "Her Smoke Rose Up Forever" by James Tiptree, Jr. Forever, that's a long time, isn't it? A very strong word in that title, which suggests that smoke shall be considered eternal.
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M
Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2005 - 08:36 am:   

One good reason to quit is cost. You'll have more money if you give up books. Of course, quitting also protects you from debilitating illness that can cost even more in the long run.

Speaking of debilitating - believe it or not reading can have a profound, negative effect on a person's love life. The sedentary lifestyle of the hardcore reader leads to obesity, poor posture, dystrophy, and poor eyesight. Plus, someone always perched in front of a book is less likely to have the social interaction required to meet a person to have sex with, which is a definite impediment to a healthy sex life.

Reading has been linked to sexual dysfunction in men, and it's believed to have a similar effect in women. One noted urologist, speaking on the news program 60 Minutes, said when he sees a man reading, he wonders when -- not if -- he will experience erectile dysfunction.

Studies show that readers in general donít live as long as non-readers.

Reading makes its biggest assault on the imagination. People with Active Imaginations or Brains That They're Willing To Use often end up shunned by society and cannot live a normal life. Many will end up with Diseasemaker's Croup, Logrolling Ephesus, or Buscard's Murrain. Plus there's the physical danger of having a full bookcase fall on a person, trapping him under the accumulation of his affliction until he dies.

Quit now before it's too late!
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Babelfish
Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2005 - 08:50 am:   

Of course if you neither smoke nor read you'll live for a hundred years, and you won't die of some nasty debilitating disease. Angels will sing you to your comfy grave! Fuck off. I intend to live like what I am: mortal.

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