The Freddy Will Blog

    Never Ignoring the Original Truth

    The sunglasses wearing Virginia Slim damsel who blows her smoke ever so sexy,…”

    In most places where I’ve been people start smoking because it’s sort of the cool thing to do. Once they start, they get hooked and carry on “being cool”. They lean on walls, walk with a strut, dance, and flick and puff their smoke with chic. I’ve seen many interesting kinds of smokers in my day. I’ve even been known to bum a smoke or two after a couple of stiff drinks.

    The sunglasses wearing Virginia Slim damsel who blows her smoke ever so sexy, the nonchalant redneck who sweet talks his neighbor’s wife while a lit cigarette dangles off his lips, the multi-tasking freelance roofer who smokes without using his hands, that talkative salesman who gesticulates outside by the garbage disposal with a lit cigarette between his finger, who never seems to flick that long ashes as it burns down to his finger, the pant sagging homie with the extra cigarette behind his ear, the skateboard pinch smoker, that stressed-out soccer mom who lights one up while complaining about the smoke pouring out her nose and mouth, the toothless bystander with that last cigarette in his chest pocket, the one with the unlit cigarette in his mouth who’s patting himself down because he don’t remember where he left his lighter, the badass in a cloud of smoke… you get the point.

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    I’ve definitely seen a few smokers in my day. Funnily, I’ve never seen any of these kinds of smokers in Canada. Canadian smokers seem to be very much “to the point” about their nicotine. They pull out a well-conserved pack; slide out a cigarette and smoke it ever so properly. It’s almost as if they were taught to. No crunched up packs, no lit cigarette burning off the lip, no pose or strut, nothing.

    One might walk away with your lighter but you won’t find em blowing smoke rings in the air. The ever appropriate Canadian seems to be content with just smoking his or her cigarette calmly or quietly and moving on with their daily activity of life. I’ve noticed that guys in Canada only smoke Canadian brands of cigarettes also. No fancy brands, maybe a cigar but nothing too stylish.

    I noticed in the States, for instance, the “white boy” frowned on other smokers who didn’t smoke Marlboro. As a smoker, if you wanted to hang with the other “cool” smokers, go with Marlboro, Carmel, Lucky Strike Virginia Slim, Newport or Kool. Do I even need to say smoking is bad for you? That it causes lung cancer or it’s the most disgusting habit ever?!

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    The ever appropriate Canadian seems to be content with just smoking his or her cigarette calmly or quietly and moving on with their daily activity of life.”

    In Canada, I found stress smokers. Not party, happy go lucky smokers but smokers who needed to puff because their day was too eventful. I’ve never seen anyone who smokes any of the above cigarettes I just named. Here, smokers take pride smoking Canadian (yep, people love the ring of the country’s name so they put it in almost everything), Belmont, Du Maurier, Pall Mall and Parliament.

    Yes, there are other brands besides these ones. Yes, in Canada when the government says jump, people say how high and spring for the sky. But oh yes, Canadian smokers are the most resilient I’ve ever seen. These guys have to ignore the most horrifying but mandated graphic photos of cancer tumors, decaying teeth, sick babies and other nauseating depictions of related smoker’s woes on their cigarette box.

    If you’re in England, imagine going to buy a pack of 555 and finding a photo of a decomposing patient with lung cancer who has had her trachea drilled open or a not so well pregnant woman if you’re lucky. Canadian smokers are the most resilient I’ve seen since the look of that kind of photos never discourages them from buying a pack.

    I’ve known passive smokers who only smoke when they’ve had too much to drink or when a group of favored friends is out for a puff. In Canada, smoking is prohibited not only in public buildings but in some cases, 20 ft from the entrance of the building. You better believe it when I tell you that this does not stop smokers from going outside in a minus 30 degrees weather to have a smoke. As I’ve said, these are not your average Benson & Hedges or DUNHILL smokers who’re hooked from being cool when they were in high school. Very Interesting. *


    Saying Never to the Readily Available Free Pornography on the Internet

    Our civilization has gone through more than twenty years with instantly accessible [free] pornography on the web. In these twenty years, we have experienced a pioneering mobile phone revolution that has put the Internet in our pockets, twenty-four hours, and seven days all year long. That is at the same time when the genetic coding of most men dictates that every attractive woman we meet for the first time will arouse us sexually.

    My Reaction to Naughty Dog’s Heartbreaking Video Game, “The Last of Us Part II”

    I have made a climactic shift in the way I socialize with people. It’s not only that. These days, you won’t find me looking for new musicians, inviting strangers to see the latest blockbuster, and I don’t buy unproven video games anymore. Anything I touch should have a predefined motive. I have taken a step back. Today my approach in every situation is relatively reasonable. I look at the history of my involvement in a given situation to decide if that is a path worth continuing.

    Male & Female Consanguinity After the MeToo Movement

    It was only a decade ago when I caught heat from writing about men going their own way. I even suggested that the MeToo Movement is a trojan horse. Today, if you ask me, I’d say it’s sexual harassment to post half nude or nude pictures anywhere. But, a lot of men do not know their worth. They may see such abuse as a privilege. My reason for responding this way is because the person in question causes the men who see her picture to think about sex.

    Justified Remonstrances Free From Ill-considered Demands

    We have to ensure that, even as we call for police reforms, we do NOT alienate our police force. Regardless of our demands for sweeping changes in some of the methods they use, it is outright stupid to advocate for defunding and disbanding our police. If we look at what’s happening, we should see that the police are outstretched in the variety of situations they address. We must define police brutality as their use of unnecessary force against nonviolent suspects.

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