Killing the Long Game

I live my life the way that I choose

Within a commonly accepted framework,

Both legal and moral.

 

My creeds are common sense,

Honesty and freedom of choice.

 

Am I consistent in my actions? Probably not,

But I try to do my best,

Keep myself to myself

And get on with living my life.

 

Is it necessary for me to set a good example?

Quite probably, but within narrow confines.

 

Should I dictate what others do,

And ostracise them if they don't comply?

Definitely not.

 

So you will understand my loathing for the health-police fanatics

Who use guilt and the moral high-ground

To demonise imperfect lifestyles.

 

Indeed, I challenge the sense in their doctrines,

For they seek to preserve and extend life

When already there are not enough resources to go around.

 

So I say

Let us smoke, drink and live the life that we choose,

For there is a danger that dying later from nothing

Will end up killing us all.

 

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Jim Trott

Mon 1st Feb 2016 18:41

Thanks all, hic

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Michelle

Mon 1st Feb 2016 14:42

I do enjoy the almost casual style you write in, the words and sense of what you're saying flow easliy. I absotivley agree with your thoughts on this one.
M:)

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Vicki Ayers

Sun 31st Jan 2016 18:26

Sparking up & toasting you with a glass of red!

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Patricio LG

Sun 31st Jan 2016 15:33

Careful though you don't want to be 'ARRESTED'
:-)

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