Bastiat’s Smoker’s Petition

Check out this satirical work based I wrote on Frederic Bastiat’s Candlemaker’s Petition. It was published in MTSU’s newspaper Sidelines this week in comical protest of the new smoking ban. Dear Authorities:                                                                                                                                                              You are on the right track. You reject abstract theories of self-determination. You have done well violating students’ rights of self-ownership and treating them like …