Nanny state is a term of British origin that conveys a view that a government or its policies are overprotective or interfering unduly with personal choice. The term "nanny state" likens government to the role that a nanny has in child rearing.
The main issue with this is that we on Earth do not do child rearing successfully.
- Removal of the ability, liberty and freedom for normal individuals and normal families to develop, form and exercise their own reason has been closely associated with the downfall of any great society. The opposite of this effect has been associated with the formation of any great society.
- Too many and much legislation, regulation, laws, restrictions, which as a compound reduce any individuals ability to develop normal reasonable behaviour.
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