Would I be a hypocrite if...?


#1

I told my dentist about a month ago that I stopped stopped smoking (I’ve smoked two cigars, the last one was back in March), would it be morally licit of me to change my mind and have another? Would I be a hypocrite if I smoked again?


#2

Not really. You weren’t trying to represent yourself as a nonsmoker for ulterior reasons, you were just answering a clinical question.

IMNAAHO

ICXC NIKA


#3

Not unless you made a solemn vow to quit, or boasted about quitting to others. Quoth Mark Twain: “Quitting smoking is easy, I’ve done it hundreds of times.” :wink:


#4

I liked that - made me chuckle.:):slight_smile:
paduard


#5

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