As much as I complain about living in a city as poorly managed as London, I am thankful it's located in Ontario, rather than England. While Ontario is hardly free of laws designed to protect us from ourselves, the craze to manage other people's habits has yet to reach the hysterical levels it has in Britain, but then I recall that people in Britain are at least permitted to purchase private health care. But then again, "caring" self-proclaimed community leaders are never content to mind their own business within anyone's borders.
The chairman of the International Obesity Taskforce wants world leaders to agree a global pact to ensure that everyone is fed healthy food.The answer is to nationalize everything. Farms, grocery stores, restaurants, bars, workplaces, transit - Everything and Everybody! Individuals allowed to make their own decisions have caused climate change and starvation in third world nations.
Another expert, Professor Rena Wing, presented research at the AAAS in Boston suggesting that large-scale changes in diet and exercise were needed to prevent obesity.Thanks for that tip Ms. Expert. Now, what's your plan to ensure people comply with your vision of common sense?
cp: Dust My Broom