societies e.g. New York mayor Michael Bloomberg indicating that there should be no supersized sodas. It seems that to many in power, people are not intelligent enough to handle their own affairs. For the most common good of all, it seems that they have to be told WHAT IT BEST for them. Let's discuss this.
By that argument, you may as well suggest that this person should not be granted a vote. If he can't make effective decisions that only affect himself, why should he be allowed to make decisions for others? Somehow I doubt you would be in favour of that.
David Cameron (British PM) has announced a measure that would require individuals to specifically ask their internet service providers if they want to receive pornographic material, otherwise it will be blocked from their browsers.
1. The basic premise of this law is moronic, putting it kindly. It relieves the responsibility of the parents to teach their children the dangers of the internet.
2. This is internet censorship, and it is so ripe for abuse.
3. The government will basically have a list of 'pervs' on their database, that stigmatises individuals who want to enjoy sexuality in a safe environment.