Re: An interesting poll

delriviere christophe (mich@thehzone.tzo.org)
Tue, 15 Jun 1999 13:05:27 +0200

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De : den Otter <neosapient@geocities.com> : extropians@extropy.com <extropians@extropy.com> Date : mardi 15 juin 1999 12:20
Objet : Re: An interesting poll

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>> From: Joe E. Dees <joedees@bellsouth.net>
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>> What percentage of extropians, being fully aware of the lifspan-
>> truncating effects of tobacco use, nevertheless contine to use it,
>> and why?
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>Every now and then I give myself a treat and smoke a Camel.
>Why? Because smoking is so *damn cool*, and if you inhale
>sharply you'll get a bit high too (oxygen deprivation, no doubt
>ha, ha). If it weren't so unhealthy, I'd smoke all the time. I take
>plenty of vitamin C before and after smoking, btw. Damage
>control...
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I do have this sad habbit too... +-5 cigarettes a day now... better than previously ...probably for mood alteration purposes. If it wasn't that bad I would probably smoke 30 units a day...I'm quite the pleasure-seeker with a somewhat addictive personnality. Difficult to share this state with my passion for ultra-rationalism ;)... I'm in the hope that technology will provide means to reverse completly the unhealty effects in my lifespan. I had the same kind problem with earphones and a serious alert for my audition when I was younger ;)... being addicted to music too...