[lit-ideas] Re: How's this for a conversation starter?

  • From: Donal McEvoy <donalmcevoyuk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 14:52:26 +0100 (BST)

Of course, when JS Mill first suggested that the aim of government was
maximum employment and economic progress it was equally shockingly out of
tune with the times; and yet now it is the central aim of most democractic
governments! So these paeds could be on to something. And, hell, why do any
of us dare assume they are paeds anyway rather than offering this radical
program for the sake of the children? Are we not too cynical? O tempera, o

> Sex with  
> animals should be allowed although abuse of animals should remain illegal,
> the  
> NVD said. 

Yes. What if they enjoy it? Why should they be prevented of the pleasures of
human sexual contact? This is surely a specieist prejudice elevating human
over animal rights - when in fact we should be compelled to have connection
with eager beavers and the like, whether we like it or not.

Always willing to think the unthinkable
Bellvue Psychiatric Hospital

> The party also said everybody should be allowed to go naked in public and  
> promotes legalizing all soft and hard drugs and free train travel for all. 

I do draw the line at free train travel, however. Whatever next?

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