In response to Sam Burgess: The moral case for conservatism Part 4 – the community
Mike Bell wrote:
Burgess identifies two consequences of the nanny state:
*destroying communities of work
*breaks down community
Agreed, but the biggest one is missing: undermining personal responsibility.
A child is killed by its parents – blame social services;
Children are sent to school without breakfast – blame low benefits;
Increase in drug deaths – blame the cuts;
Obesity crisis – blame the food companies.