There are powerul interests that want to destroy essential shared resources and massively increase our consumption of, and reliance on, oil.
Patriarchies tend to be very paternalistic, by having a strong behavioral norms. But many forms of paternalism are not patriarchal.
Tekhno January 18, at 3: Not to mention causing problems with drugs that are controlled because they may cause birth defects, or create drug resistance, or other externalities. Deiseach January 18, at 3: Was he intensely stupid? Yes and I say that even if it was cocaine or something else he bought.
Did he deserve to die? The outcry would be massive and the upheaval more than any elected or other representative would want to touch. Tekhno January 18, at 4: The kid died because people were selling the drug with no such information in place, meaning that fraud would be occurring under a new system.
A warning message was issued by doctors after the fact, and did not come as part of the drug transaction as part of a legal regime.
This is more a failure of enforcement. Ultimately, at what point are we okay with people having control of their own life and death and taking risks with the knowledge of possible death in mind? But just how many fences do you need to add around something before we accept that someone chose the outcome?
It all seems to be all or nothing. It would have to be sold through regular channels and subject to the warning information and discouragement tax scheme. Most people would rather trust some authority to decide what drugs are okay, and it would be a ballsy or desperate minority who would decide to go down this avenue.
In this case you are providing care for people who would otherwise die, but also letting adults put their lives in their own hands if they want, with sufficient warning to make them culpable for it.
Jiro January 18, at 5: Privatizing Medicaid, to the extent it kills people, kills them from poverty, not from stupidity. Tekhno January 18, at 5: The number of fences that would be similar to legal culpability standards in most other realms of life seems to be a good starting place.
It would probably be a good idea to make those consistent at some point anyway. People treat these two things differently, and rightly so. A great many brilliant and wonderful people could tragically die of poverty due to bad circumstances, whereas no one of benefit to humanity wrapped a cape around their neck and tried to fly off the grand canyon.
No one sheds tears for Darwin Award winners. This is even more reason for the public to not completely shut down such a proposal versus the privatization proposals which already carry some weight.
Most people are not utilitarians Me neither. We all get to enjoy fast cars and be cheeky with the speed limits, because we categorize someone speeding on a straight motorway differently from some crazy loon overtaking on blind country bends at mph.
Jiro January 18, at This is far different from nobody doing so.Contextual Essay. Involuntary Commitment and Recovery: An Innovative Mental Health Peer Support Program.
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