Comments on: Should Parents Need a License to Procreate? A Moron Says Yes. http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/09/02/should-parents-need-a-license-to-procreate-a-moron-says-yes/ Property - Prosperity - Peace Sat, 09 May 2015 08:06:55 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.2 By: Geoffrey Allan Plauché http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/09/02/should-parents-need-a-license-to-procreate-a-moron-says-yes/#comment-3365 Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:08:09 +0000 http://libertarianstandard.com/?p=4920#comment-3365 futureboy,

Hardly. It’s been proven by history. Look at all of the occupational licensing there is in this country alone. As I wrote, “Once you concede the legitimacy of some licensing, then more outrageous nonsense inevitably follows.” Even if the first licensing of an occupation seems reasonable, it’s a sure thing that less reasonable, even ridiculous, licensing will be enacted in the future.

Also, I recommend reading “Mechanisms of the Slippery Slope” by Eugene Volokh.

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By: futureboy http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/09/02/should-parents-need-a-license-to-procreate-a-moron-says-yes/#comment-3364 Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:20:35 +0000 http://libertarianstandard.com/?p=4920#comment-3364 This website’s title heading should read: “Property – Prosperity – Peace – Logical Fallacies”
The slippery slope argument is simple-minded at best.

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By: Geoffrey Allan Plauché http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/09/02/should-parents-need-a-license-to-procreate-a-moron-says-yes/#comment-3346 Sat, 05 Oct 2013 14:24:16 +0000 http://libertarianstandard.com/?p=4920#comment-3346 banning post,

“After reading your first point (1) I was shocked that your licensed to teach.”

You mean my first footnote? It’s not the “first point” in an argument; it’s an observation… in a footnote.

Oh, and I’m not licensed to teach (unless you count having a PhD). A teaching license is not required to teach college-level courses.

“We have licenses to TRY to keep morons from being doctors, and people like you from teaching our youth. To keep parents from telling a 10 year old to drive the car to the store for them, and to ensure that the proper training has been received before playing in the psyche of the general populations mind.”

Licensing will not guarantee this and it is not necessary to promote good service.

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By: banning post http://libertarianstandard.com/2010/09/02/should-parents-need-a-license-to-procreate-a-moron-says-yes/#comment-3345 Sat, 05 Oct 2013 13:41:49 +0000 http://libertarianstandard.com/?p=4920#comment-3345 After reading your first point (1) I was shocked that your licensed to teach. We have licenses to TRY to keep morons from being doctors, and people like you from teaching our youth. To keep parents from telling a 10 year old to drive the car to the store for them, and to ensure that the proper training has been received before playing in the psyche of the general populations mind. Why a license is needed for floral arrangements is beyond me, but I know I wont be attending your classes or a school you work for.

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