I'm not sure you can call it that without first hearing my reasoning, which I should have offered from the get-go.
As I stated to Belle below, the choice before us in the question offers two great illnesses. One will certainly make us sick and will kill some. The other not only makes us deathly ill, but also inflicts injury and death on countless others. That was the only reason I said what i said. It's one thing to shoot yourself in the foot, and something worse to shoot your neighbor in the head while shooting yourself in the foot.
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