Satirical Essay

958 Words Dec 17th, 2011 4 Pages
Satirical Essay Rough Copy Recently, cigarettes have been getting a bad rap. No one seems to understand that the real problem at hand is not the negative effects of smoking cigarettes, but those who abstain from smoking cigarettes. These people are nothing but a nuisance, a lousy bunch of no-gooders that just want to ruin your fun. In fact, smoking cigarettes is an activity that the entire population can benefit from. The world relies on the production and consumption of tobacco, and there are many positives of smoking that outweigh the negatives. For example, smokers dedicate a large portion of their life buying packs upon packs of cigarettes, which in turn gives a huge profit to the country. Surely if you consider yourself a …show more content…
This undoubtedly worked, which is why smokers are looked at as cool nowadays. It especially gives men a very important edge to their look; toughness. Any male celebrity that has ever lived has used smoking as a tool to look tough; for example, the cast of the movie The Outsiders. Everyone knows that you shouldn’t mess around with a guy that smokes. It gives people the look of a rebellious, non conforming person that just doesn’t care about other peoples opinions. That’s the exact point you want to get across to those who don’t want to join the superior smoking community. Some say that smoking promotes peer pressure, and forces kids to fit in with others at school. Well, it’s definitely better than being unpopular and unattractive. People that say things like that are clearly jealous of how relaxed and easy-going the smoker crowd is.

Cigarette smokers don’t deserve the backlash that they have gotten in modern society. People are trying to shun out and eliminate smokers in an attempt to better society, when they don’t even know that they’re digging their own graves instead. Those who don’t smoke are oblivious to the more important positive effects of smoking. Our economy would crumble without cigarettes, and would result in the crumbling of our entire nation. Without cigarettes, people will continue to live their miserable lives and grow into feeble old men and women, and become the subject of ridicule. Without cigarettes, no one would know what it

Related Documents