Tobacco and the Soul

Foley, Michael P.
April 1997
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1997, Issue 72, p14
Highlights the relation of smoking to one's soul. Parts of the soul that correspond to the basic kinds of human desires according to Greek philosopher Plato; Reason behind the popularity of cigarettes among men seeking honor or reputation; Implication of the relative rarity of pipe-smoking in the U.S.


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