Smoking, Life Expectancy and Mr Spock

Smoker's Writes

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Cassie and I were both sad to hear of the recent passing of Leneord Nimoy. He was certainly a talented actor and director and seems to have been a genuinely nice and interesting human being. Of course he will be best remembered as the actor who played and evolved the character of Mr Spock who is surely now a cultural icon of our time, even among people who never read or watch science fiction. I’d guess his face and aspects of his personality and values are as well known globally as Micky Mouse and many past and present politicians and religious leaders. No mean feat! And while he was in theory emotionless; his dedication to logic and science combined with his struggles with and examination of emotions, actually made him a high class of human. He made us think and was in many ways a worthy role model. Well…

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