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IPFS News Link • General Opinion

The Dignity of Risk

•, By Eric

 He argued that:

"Cars and bumpers and hoods can be replaced. You cannot. Sure you can be repaired but given the large number of traffic fatalities, this can't be ignored. Future generations will wonder at how we as a society/planet tolerated such huge dangers. Thousands dead each year."

I am not suggesting people drive cars that are less – or more – crashworthy. I merely suggest that they be free to choose for themselves.

Obesity and diabetes "kill" thousands, too. Should the government be empowered to fine people who eat too much candy? Or to threaten everyone with fines who doesn't exercise regularly? Some people (e.g., the loathsome Michael Bloomberg) think so! And they think so because it empowers them to control others. To control everyone.

I think differently.