Starving Child, Part III: Spanking Children

—–Original Message—– From: JH Sent: Saturday, November 05, 2016 8:26 AM To: wblock@loyno.edu Subject: Spanking and the NAP Dr. Block, In your discussion with “JWM” you added an eye-opening exception—immaturity—to the non-aggression principle. https://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/spanking-violate-rights-children-no/. I hadn’t realized children or other less-than-mature individuals were fair game for aggression. Are there other exceptions for which you would argue? This strikes me as a case where you are trying to have and eat your cake at once. On the one hand, you revere the NAP. On the other, you believe that spanking may help children. So you try to square these opposing values … Continue reading Starving Child, Part III: Spanking Children