[Foundation-l] check user...

Rich Holton richholton at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 13:32:38 UTC 2007

GerardM wrote:
> Hoi,
> When we have to explain that people aged 15 can do a responsible job, we can
> do that in two ways
>    - show how a particular person has done so in the past
>    - show how they do a job compared to people who are more mature
> When people want to be skepticle, they assume .. and assumptions are the
> mothers of most fuck-ups. The notion that a person who is young cannot be
> responsible is as believable as the notion that someone is responsible
> because he is legally mature.
> Thanks,
>      GerardM

There's no doubt that a "minor" can act responsibly. There's no doubt 
that an "adult" can act irresponsibly. What is in question is whether a 
minor can "be" responsible -- whether they can be held accountable in a 
legal sense or in a PR sense.


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