These studies seem to focus on what makes the child happiest, but there is no
consideration of what produces the best society. On this planet there is
individual selection and group selection, so forming a good society is
@USAloverFreedom should be limited when it either harms or restricts
the freedoms of others. You aren't allowed to murder whoever you want to.
You aren't allowed to assault strangers on the street. Is this a limit to
your freedom? If it is determined that spanking is a form of child abuse and
causes long-term psychological harm, then your freedom to damage your child
should be limited.How much abuse do you think should be protected as
a freedom? A single hit over the clothes? A small bruise? A welt? Drawing
blood? Broken bones? I'm sure you would be appalled by what some people
deem acceptable punishment for their kids. There is a point when society is
better off curbing freedom.
This is what happens in Socialist countries where the "Central State"
decides what's right for everybody.Everything is free, except