Quite why my socialist companions willingly subjugate themselves to this imperialist yoke is a mystery, believing that their consumption of an addictive product of no value or benefit which will ultimately kill them is an act of rebellion, where in fact true rebellion would be to refuse to become slaves to the global multinationals who sell these products solely because they are extremely addictive, guaranteeing a constant and unceasing revenue stream, to endlessly fill up their coffers. But who am I to argue with my socialist companions?