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Shepherds and Sheep

k harlan Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:27 PM
Henry Ford, too
Reginald10 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 2:05 PM
Yes, Ford was notorious for his snoopervision of his employee's lives. For their own good, of course, he made it his business even to make sure husbands and wives were... having relations... as often as they should. Who the **** he thought he was, to determine "should" - well, that's another story.
John Stuart Mill's classic essay "On Liberty" gives reasons why some people should not be taking over other people's decisions about their own lives. But Professor Cass Sunstein of Harvard has given reasons to the contrary. He cites research showing "that people make a lot of mistakes, and that those mistakes can prove extremely damaging."

Professor Sunstein is undoubtedly correct that "people make a lot of mistakes." Most of us can look back over our own lives and see many mistakes, including some that were very damaging.

What Cass Sunstein does not tell us is what sort of creatures, other than people, are...