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Freedom of choice

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by kstaven, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    tabsmonsters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While I usually don't see myself as a complete idiot, I totally got lost after the first few sentences in the link. Can you sum it up for me? It could be that my brain isn't functioning great this morning.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Gov't has stepped in too far in our rights to choose. I am a competent adult and I don't need a judge or other gov't official to act as if I am a child and need them to parent me.

    These cases are upsetting because more often than not the judges are a "Do as I say not as I do" bunch of people.
     
  4. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    [​IMG] Where do they get off....... [​IMG]
     
  5. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

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    I agree totally Miss Prissy,

    Plus I don't think they are competent to choose for us anyway.

    They authorise the use of so many substances that turn out to be bad for us. Usually money is behind all of it, and I am really very wary now of accepting any of their so called advice.

    In the UK we all feeling the effects of a Nanny state that changes it's mind so often it is unreal, and much of what they say is totally unfounded and flawed, anyone would think we don't have brains anymore.

    Jena.
     
  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    remember tho,,,, "we the people" have the responsibilities to "protect" the idiots,, ya know,, like the people who drink lemon scented clorox thinking its cool-aid,,,, when some "muck" buys some milk from them, then keeps it in his trunk for a month,, then feeds it to his family,, and they all die,,,, either the "farmers" or the gov. will get sued for allowing it.If they let them sell the milk, without it going through the strict inspections,, we all pay,,,,,,,, just like we pay now,,,,, we ALWAYS end up paying for idiots,,,,,,,,,,, this case proves it.
     
  7. tabsmonsters

    tabsmonsters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You know this is kinda how I see it too. But I see the other side of it too. Which side is in the right? I am not sure.
     
  8. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
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    A complete lack of personal responsibility these days..... you're right, someone has to look out for the ignorant, but isn;t that what labels are for these days [​IMG]
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:I would have to argue "Survival of the fittest." Let the weakest ones weed themselves out.
     
  10. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would have to argue "Survival of the fittest." Let the weakest ones weed themselves out.

    Let's take guineas as a metaphor for human idiots. You can lock them up, control their food, watch them like a hawk, and still they find a way to die. I think idiots should have the opportunity to move to a state loaded with idiots where they can suckle off the shriveled teats of government. Then the rest of us can make a real life for ourselves in the real world. As Jena pointed out, the government isn't interested in protecting idiots. It's interested in protecting pockets, very deep pockets. The idiots are just too easy to use, because they're idiots.
     

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