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Young People and Smoking

Postby TalkingPoint » Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:08 pm

What is the best way to stop young people taking up smoking?
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best way to stop young people taking up smoking

Postby noha » Wed Feb 09, 2005 1:23 pm

Hi TP, :)

I think the best way to stop young people taking up smoking is that we can show them the patients whom has a bad lung.

Because it shows BLACK colour not ROSE colour and they will be fright about their lung. :(

This is my suggestion. :wink:

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Postby Honey » Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:40 pm

Hi! :mrgreen:

The behaviourist psychology suggests some possibilities to finish that habit. Two of them are:

- Insert the cigarette upside down in the mouth of the boy. After burning himself, he'd surely refrain from thinking about smoking.

- Take the boy/girl inside a car. Close the doors and windows and tell him to smoke all the cigarettes (s)he wants. You can see how long s/he will keep on smoking, and if he's able to continue after that.


I have some doubts, however, about these methods... I wonder if they'd survive to see the consequences. In that case, I'd agree with your advice, Noha. The best way is to show them the cosequences in a realistic and touching way. :wink:


See you! :mrgreen:

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Postby Guest » Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:12 pm

Honey wrote:- Take the boy/girl inside a car. Close the doors and windows and tell him to smoke all the cigarettes (s)he wants. You can see how long s/he will keep on smoking, and if he's able to continue after that.

This is like my grandma's method, which she used on my cousins. It was about mangos though :lol: They told me that there was one day my grandma brought home a lot of mangos, and as for the rule in the house, fruits have to be on the ancestors's altar before we could actually have a bite of those. My cousins were so tempted with those mangos so they stole some and ate them before they were on the altar. My grandma found out. She told them to eat mangos nonstop for that day. Nothing else except mangos. After that day, they were sick of mangos. Now whenever they see mangos, they'll think of my grandma.

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Postby Guest » Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:23 pm

There are several reasons why young people smoke. They are involved with peer pressure, popularity, self-esteem, anxiety, personal problems and so on. Thus, we can't educate them about the effect of smoking because the information is everywhere. Also, as being young and teen, they won't listen to anything. They think they're smart enough to know what's right and wrong and they can decide their own lives. Consequently, one way we need to do is we have to go deep down to solve the problem why they wanted to smoke and then try to find a solution for it. When the problem they're having is gone, they'll be more mature to know smoking is not good for their health and others's.

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Postby Hardi » Wed Feb 09, 2005 8:16 pm

Honey wrote:......
- Take the boy/girl inside a car. Close the doors and windows and tell him to smoke all the cigarettes (s)he wants. You can see how long s/he will keep on smoking, and if he's able to continue after that.
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This method must be work. When I was young poy, I smoked only once.. It was so suffocating and.. well I ever never don't have smoked after that.

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Postby Guest » Wed Feb 09, 2005 8:54 pm

Hardi wrote:
Honey wrote:......
- Take the boy/girl inside a car. Close the doors and windows and tell him to smoke all the cigarettes (s)he wants. You can see how long s/he will keep on smoking, and if he's able to continue after that.
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This method must be work. When I was young poy, I smoked only once.. It was so suffocating and.. well I ever never don't have smoked after that.

Well you were lucky and you were a smart guy then. Cigarettes have nicotine which makes you addicted to it and other 3000 chemicals that would damage your brain and body system. If you were in the car and were asked to smoke. At first, it would bother you since you never smoked before. But if you were asked to continue to smoke until you got sick of it. The effect would be different. Instead of getting sick of it, you would get used to it and start to like smoking. Eventually, you would get addicted to it so the method; instead, of keeping you from not smoking, it would make you smoke even more.

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Postby Honey » Thu Feb 10, 2005 4:50 am

simplyblessedwithlove wrote:This is like my grandma's method, which she used on my cousins. It was about mangos though :lol: They told me that there was one day my grandma brought home a lot of mangos, and as for the rule in the house, fruits have to be on the ancestors's altar before we could actually have a bite of those. My cousins were so tempted with those mangos so they stole some and ate them before they were on the altar. My grandma found out. She told them to eat mangos nonstop for that day. Nothing else except mangos. After that day, they were sick of mangos. Now whenever they see mangos, they'll think of my grandma.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Oops! I'm so sorry for your cousins! :lol:

Cigarettes have nicotine which makes you addicted to it and other 3000 chemicals that would damage your brain and body system.

Aughh!!! :?
That's a potential disadvantage when someone's trying to stop smoking. Yet, lots of smokers have overcome that addiction with a powerful will...
After a psychiatrist, maybe. But they do. It's a proof that mind can really control the body. :wink:


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Postby carvy » Thu Feb 10, 2005 7:30 am

Hi all, I try to tell you a story from my schooltime. The only problem is it, that my English is at the moment not so good, because i haven`t spoke or wrote it the last 6 years... now I have to improve it and I hope you will correct me if it is very uncorrect what I write.

When I was 12 years old, my sport teacher has offer everyone from my class a bet over 10 DM (now EUR). The contents from the bet was it, that nobody smokes only one cigarette till he/she is 18 year old. Everyone has become a document were the bet was written down. The school in germany ends with a university entrance qualification, and while we was celebrating this event, our sport teacher goes to everyone who has bet with him and asked him or her if he/she has smoke a cigarette till this day. He has keep all documents and... From 35 schoolkids 19 must had to pay 10 DM and 16 get 10 DM.

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Postby Guest » Fri Feb 11, 2005 3:21 am

Honey wrote:
Cigarettes have nicotine which makes you addicted to it and other 3000 chemicals that would damage your brain and body system.

Aughh!!! :?
That's a potential disadvantage when someone's trying to stop smoking. Yet, lots of smokers have overcome that addiction with a powerful will...
After a psychiatrist, maybe. But they do. It's a proof that mind can really control the body. :wink:


See you!

The method would make you scare at first. But then when the fear is gone leaving space for nicotine to kick in, you would become an addicted person. And then you'd have to fight with yourself to get out of addiction. So it would be weird to me if it would work.

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Postby shezgillani » Sat Feb 12, 2005 10:49 am

the strategy of making people have a lot of what they want to get rid of has remained of choice not only by common men but also by physicians and psychiatrists. It is an important tool used for behaviour modification. So I agree with those of you who sujjest to make the addicted youngsters continue smoking without pause, no matter how many cigarettes are taken, they shouldnt stop until they feel nauseated. This will be the last day for them to think about smoking without qualms. :lol:

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Postby the best » Wed Feb 16, 2005 2:36 pm

i'm very glad to participat in discussion.this is my first message in club.so.smoking is very bad behaviour.and has meny desadvantagous certanly in the body.brain.but.are smoking peaple know that or not?
nearly all peaple smoking are know that!
my advice to these peaple is.
1-do any thing in your wast time to keep yourself working
2-shoulden't think that isn't solution for any problems.so
3-the solution is near you but isn't in cegarettes.
4-you should know that any problem has a high point.so
5-after your pations the problem will go down.
best wishes.

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Postby juhaina » Fri Feb 18, 2005 2:14 pm

There are several ways in order to prevent people from smoking and in top of them is the warning messages which can be hung up on every wall of every building whether it is at work, universities, shops, and so on. These must be horrible and frank as it must contain the fatal diseases that smoking may lead to like lung cancer, and tuberculosis and as noha said it must include some pictures of the two lungs (lung of normal person and lung of suffered person). Also, the symptoms of these diseases must be mentioned.

Hope this could be helpful!!!

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Postby Guest » Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:17 pm

juhaina wrote:There are several ways in order to prevent people from smoking and in top of them is the warning messages which can be hung up on every wall of every building whether it is at work, universities, shops, and so on. These must be horrible and frank as it must contain the fatal diseases that smoking may lead to like lung cancer, and tuberculosis and as noha said it must include some pictures of the two lungs (lung of normal person and lung of suffered person). Also, the symptoms of these diseases must be mentioned.

Hope this could be helpful!!!

It might get into some young people, I think. It's because advertisement industry is really powerful. If advertisements didn't work, business companies wouldn't spend thousands to millions of money to advertise their products.
I don't know about others, but for me, they sure work. I remember in one summer I saw a posting of some girl was holding her ice cream. It was a hot summer and wherever I went, I would see that posting so I finally ended up buying that ice cream's kind. :lol:

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Postby Honey » Thu Feb 24, 2005 5:03 pm

Some people say neither yes nor say NO... They just take the cigarette! And the consequences of smoking aren't unknown.

So I do agree with you: the power of our own will, mind and body is the only progressive cure to break with the habit. :wink:

So say NOOOOOOOO to smoking. :evil:
But say it aloud.

And beat your tongue whenever you feel like smoking. :lol:

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Postby pong366 » Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:39 pm

I think that the teens are affected from the wrong fashions to smoke, want to do something by themselves. They want to be freedom in their life as a result they smoke the cigarettes. However It is the best way to stop young people smoking. We don't control them but we have a good choice in order to solution this problem. I don't smoke, dislike a black smoking because of very bad for health. In this case It was made the cancer very harm and risk to be the disese in lung (cancer). Smoking is not good anyware. Additionally It was made around people to be annoyed for them. I can say that it is worth for themselves. I rarely like when someone is smoking a cigarette I immediately go away because of smell the black smoking. It just my opinions only may be right or wrong. Your kindness should be good for me if you sugest me thank for your ideas to show on this bord. Talk to all later.

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Postby Honey » Fri Mar 04, 2005 7:09 pm

If none of these reasons are relevant for them, at least they should consider the beauty aspect: it spoils your wonderful smile. :mrgreen:

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comprehension of the "I am smoking" fact

Postby natel » Wed Mar 16, 2005 9:51 am

I have read all the messages containing the opinions of the members of club about smoking. I don't agree with some of them. One of them: "the family influences a lot on a person". So my parents don't smoke but I do. My cousin's parents smoke and she doesn't. I can find a thread here: I never felt smoke at home so for me to test a cigarette was something new, interested that I have never tasted before. She (my cousin) inhaled smoke since her childhood and she started to hate it inside her mind and she understood by her second ego she would never smoke. So she doesn't smoke now. From this example we can see the influence of the family on the person but it's a negative impact. I can not see any other impact provided by family. I have a good family. My mother is a teacher. When she knew that I smoked she tried to explained me in an understandable way that it is a bad habit. I understood her but I didn't give up smoking. You should understand that everything depends on a person himself. It much more worse when we try to make somebody give up smoking. A person's nature is arranged so that if we make him/her do something he/she will do it conversely. The comprehension of the fact "I should give up smoking" must come itself. The other matter is that it can come too late.

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simple solution...

Postby sky888walker » Thu Apr 14, 2005 11:39 am

Issue the following regulation:

Everyone can smoke but he/she must use closed helmet whilst smoking and no smoke may leak out until he/she is finished smoking.

Any violation of this rule, should be beaten 100000000 times.

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Postby authorityquery » Thu Apr 14, 2005 3:19 pm

Good way sky,
I don't like smoking, It's terrible.
I think the government should make strong laws, ang force people who smoke has to pay for their smoke very expensive price. It's a kind of fee to make the air cleaner, or invent to poor countryside to improve their environment, and also to protect environment.
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Re: simple solution...

Postby Guest » Thu Apr 14, 2005 6:21 pm

sky888walker wrote:Issue the following regulation:

Everyone can smoke but he/she must use closed helmet whilst smoking and no smoke may leak out until he/she is finished smoking.

Any violation of this rule, should be beaten 100000000 times.
lool

Talking about dictatorship and old-age. :lol:


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