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Old 07-26-2019, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Crane View Post
In the military I was taught that there is no responsibility without commensurate authority. That should apply to the Conservative concept of personal responsibility.

So, if personal responsibility is a Conservative value, then:

Without authority over her own reproduction, a woman cannot be financially responsible. The Conservative position should logically be pro-birth control and pro-abortion.

The corporate form isolates the individual from responsibility for his personal actions. He can exercise authority without accepting responsibility. The Conservative position should be against the corporate form.

I believe this is not the case. Personal responsibility is not a Conservative value.
Killing a baby you created and are responsible for is the opposite of personal responsibility.

The corporate form is a an abrogation of personal responsibility but the economic benefits are so immense that it is best to make an exception in that case.