Comment: Ya'll are looking for Utopia.

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Ya'll are looking for Utopia.

Some of you using the NAP are assuming it solves everything. Nature isn't perfect and some issues have no right answer. The nature of birth and your place in your child's life prevent the NAP from being a factor when your child is young.
Another example of nature preventing a correct answer is abortion. If a pregnant woman was being unhealthy (smoking, drinking, doing drugs, etc.) and we knew these behaviors could kill a child, do we now use force on the woman to change her habits knowing full well that we would cite the NAP when defending anyone else's right to smoke, drink, and do drugs?
I'm sure some of you would say it is our right to "protect" that baby, but where do you draw the line? What if the mother is just eating too much McDonalds?
The fact that a child grows inside another human being gives that human certain privileges that the NAP just can't account for.
Nature is not libertarian. We can advance towards that ideal as much as logically possible, but the very nature of our beginnings will prevent the NAP from being universal law.

Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).