[LMB] OT: legalization

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Jan 26 13:57:46 GMT 2011


On Jan 25, 2011, at 6:41 PM, Damien Sullivan wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 03:02:15PM -0700, Howard Brazee wrote:
> 
>> Current Western sensibilities are to protect youth more than just
>> about any time in history.   If we go further to single child
> 
> OTOH a drinking age of 21 is a unique perversion of the US, and a pretty
> recent one at that, driven by Congress's driving safety concerns.
> Elsewhere it's 18 or lower.
> 
> -

The trend isn't completely consistent - which is the nature of trends.   But don't you agree that this trend is widespread in many countries?


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