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Interesting viewpoint but...

I think that your post may have left out a passage that is relevant to the topic, from the book of Collisions.

Col 2:20 Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances,
Col 2:21 (Touch not; taste not; handle not;
Col 2:22 Which all are to perish with the using;) after the commandments and doctrines of men?
Col 2:23 Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.

I think that this passage shows that we don't owe blind obedience to government. We are not under any obligation to obey ordinances that forbid us from touching, tasting, or using something that perishes after usage. (In other words, no obligation to obey prohibition)

The last verse in this chapter says why.

Col 2:23 Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.

Let me also paste that from the CEV as it may be more readable.

Col 2:23 Obeying these rules may seem to be the smart thing to do. They appear to make you love God more and to be very humble and to have control over your body. But they don't really have any power over our desires.