A semi-serious question
I don't get the point, myself.  I think part of it is a mindset of trying to emulate "the old days", be that the 50s with wearing fedoras, or the turn of the century in admiration of Chesterton.  But science has progressed to show these things are bad for you, and prudence should dictate avoiding them even if they aren't intrinsically sinful.
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A semi-serious question - by whitewashed_tomb - 11-19-2019, 05:07 AM
RE: A semi-serious question - by CarmeliteKnight - 11-19-2019, 06:45 AM
RE: A semi-serious question - by Steven - 11-19-2019, 12:46 PM
RE: A semi-serious question - by yablabo - 11-19-2019, 08:53 PM
RE: A semi-serious question - by Florus - 11-19-2019, 10:20 PM

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