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Old 11-07-2019, 09:07 AM
Kearsen1 is offline
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Originally Posted by begbert2 View Post
No, this is demonstrably false, because at least one person in this thread says they choose to wear a helmet while still thinking that being told to wear one by the government is nannyism.

The person doesn't have to disagree with the government about the risks. The mere fact that the government is saying anything at all is nannyism, to some people.
I don't know how else to say this:
If the government is TELLING you that you MUST do something, vs assigning your own risk to it and deciding for yourself, that is what I am describing here as Nannyism.

We keep getting further and further away from the OP though so I think I'll respond a few more times if necessary, but if no more clarity is reached than shown lately, I'll bow out.


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