IS IT SIN TO LIVE IN LOS ANGELES?
Speaking of smoking, Patty Wallace wrote: “Last time I looked "Thou Shalt not Kill" is one of the ten commandments. Killing yourself and those around you falls under this commandment.
Here is an article from The Los Angeles Times which states that smog is worse than smoking. Does that mean that all SDA’s who live in the smog zone of LA must leave because they are inhaling dangerous substances into their lungs? Are they killing themselves? Is it sin to live in L. A?
Smog worse than smoking
November 17, 2008
Re "Pollution saps state's economy, study says," Nov. 13
A shocking statistic mentioned in this article is that 3,000 deaths annually in California are attributable to smog pollution. For comparison, according to the American Lung Assn., the number of lung-cancer deaths attributable to second-hand cigarette smoke for the entire United States is 3,400 annually.