In the “How far we’ve come as a society” file, according to the Daily Telegraph, “Dutch council officials will permit gay sex in public areas” of Amsterdam’s Vondelpark. At least they did stress that “condoms must be cleared away” and the sex can only occur at night and not near the playgrounds.
By contrast, unleashed dogs are still forbidden. The Weekly Standard magazine asked the question “Why?” The answer? “Research shows that many people find [unleashed dogs] disturbing.” So what do you make of this?
Is it the result of Darwinian thinking? In other words – we’re going to do what we’re going to do, so the best we can do is stand back and let it happen? Are we seeing the last vestige of personal responsibility? What do you think?