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Seven reasons that 'zero tolerance' doesn't work

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This is what you get when you expect and encourage a Liberal society. Where every sign of "nastiness" in human beings is given a clinical diagnosis of some sort. This then excuses the "bad" behavior and gives people the excuse they need to no longer act in a responsible and human like way. For some people zero tolerance is the only way. Punishment, not treatment, is what a lot of people are lacking. We need to accept that some people are just bad, not ill and they must be treated accordingly. It is no coincidence that since we stopped punishment as a society the prisons have become fuller and fuller and crime against the person continues to rise. Before the criticism starts flooding in, I am not advocating bringing back the birch, hanging nor drawing and quartering merely that, without boundaries and basic discipline, the human race reverts to animal instinct and that goes for some patients who believe that they can have whatever they want and that General Practice, and every other "Public Service" is merely a slave to their demands. "If you don't give me what I am entitled to (Want) I will make your life hell until you do and guess what?" "I don't care because there are no consequences."

Posted date

12 May 2015

Posted time

12:32pm

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