Thursday 8 December 2016

Will someone please save us from these busybodies?

Published 02/10/2016 | 02:30

Moral police: Lorraine Higgins has failed to get elected on several occasions. Photo: Tom Burke
Moral police: Lorraine Higgins has failed to get elected on several occasions. Photo: Tom Burke

One of the great delusions we spin children is that once they grow older, they will get to make their own choices.

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Of course, when you're a kid, the prospect of being allowed to make your own choices is one that involves you eating as many sweets as you can shovel down your gob.

We were all brought up with the idea that as long you live in your parents' house, you're under their rules.

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