I heard someone say, “We should legislate against mistakes.” We wouldn’t need to worry about learning from our mistakes because “they” could do all the thinking and deciding; do all the hard work for us. Plus if “they” ever wanted to pounce they’d have plenty of reasons because saying the words of a law does not change behavior. Would this be a staircase up or down.
The picture below is from my silly book, ‘Old McDonald Had a Haunted House’ which is free as an eBook at Amazon. nancymauerman.com