You accept that force needs to be used on youngsters to feed them, dress them, etc. And you accept that there are no other options at that age. I'm not defending spanking at this point, I'm just trying to help you see that children require different treatment than adults. The NAP simply isn't logical for a 1 year old.
Holding your wife down and forcing her to wear a dress you think she should wear violates the NAP correct? Well holding your baby down and changing his diaper requires the same act of agression (force) although on a much smaller scale?
Having said that, the NAP isn't really a good defense for why people shouldn't hit their kids because there are obvious times where it simply doesn't apply to a kid. A kid isn't a logical thinking adult human.
There are plenty of good arguments, but the NAP isn't one of them.
Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).
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