It’s not an easy thing to admit to, and in fact it is an even harder thing to comprehend. For most people. I’m talking about subtle barbarianism. “Subtle” barbarianism, you ask. Of course, we hear about actions that can obviously be constituted as torture from all over the world. We read about such audacious – [...]
The next morning I received a response from the editor: “I’m starting to have a problem with your articles…They’re overly conspiratorial…Not everything on the internet is true.”
In 2002 Portugal became the first nation to decriminalize the possession of all drugs. Instead of jail, offenders are offered rehabilitation. Skeptics at first believed that this would lead to more drug use.
Groups are already opposing this ridiculousness, calling it an infringement of personal liberty and an insult to other, more vigilant parents, who didn’t let their young son or daughter get in the car with an irresponsible driver.