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Re: Smoking and Law
Poster: "Heather Swann" <email@example.com>
> Poster: Lance Harrop <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Lord Gregory writes:
> > But there are two big differences between smoking on the list
> > field during crown tournament and embezzling funds: no one
> > thinks enbezzling funds is a good idea, and it's against mundane law.
> > On the other hand, if you took a public opinion poll, you would
> > probably find that smoking on the list field during crown tournament
> > has a lot more support.
> Actually, I don't think that is correct. You might, though, find there
> is a significant portion of the populace who believe smoking on the
> list field is not an offense, if, as was the case, the perpetrators
> where far from other people and their smoke most likely did not
> reach anyone else.
> While the middle of a list field between rounds is still the central
> area of an event, it is not crowded environment likely to cause
> suffering from second-hand smoke.
Please refer to my previous post- I have missed several key moments in
tourneys trying to keep track of where the smoke was blowing since I'm
allergic to it!
> Perhaps we might better consider if we regard smoking as a
> physical assault on other attendees of an event, and therefore an
> offense, or whether we regard smoking cigerettes as an
> obtrusive modernerity, just as flash photography is?
I consider it both! It is a physical assault on the allergic, and it just
doesn't look right in persona....
> Which offense is the law meant to curb? It is grouped with the law
> on flash photography, one might suppose because it is excessively
Any form of photography is annoyingly modern. Just like Coke cans on a feast
table. And passing out because some thoughtless git has filled the air with
cigarette smoke is as well.....so please don't encourage that sort of non-
period display by smoking! ;-)
> Leifr Johansson
Is this really going to come up in Curia? If so, I encourage anyone who has
lungs to protect to come and defend this Kingdom Law. i certainly shall!
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