Fellows, Jeffrey jmf9 at
Fri Dec 11 11:52:00 PST 1998

Doug wrote:

Or in life, cigarettes. It's precisely their danger that some people find attractive. And the more they're demonized, the more people, especially younger people, are drawn to them. The attraction has nothing to do with the reasonable evaluation of risk/reward ratios. They're a way of flirting with death. This is something that public health professionals and mental hygienists don't understand.

------------------- I don't know about mental hygienists, are they like Milton Friedman?, but the public health professionals I know and work with do understand it.


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