I would have agreed that you cannot legislate morality – and by ”morality” I think we mean to say ”ethics.”
Honestly, I have repeated this phrase for years.
For how can a law change the way one feels about the rightness or wrongness of a particular behavior.
Now I’m not so sure.
Turek touches on a few hot-button issues, but look at the philosophical underpinnings of what he says
In a way, this makes me wonder if the law can act as a signal of social proof.
”The courts have deemed X to be wrong, others agree, so maybe I should too.”
What do you think?