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I'd prefer to see something a little less severe than beheading (capita is Latin for head, IIRC) -- I mean, drunk driving is bad, sure, but if they haven't killed anyone yet, then beheading is a little bit of an overreaction, YKWIM?
In addition to the "If you drink, then drive, you're a bloody idiot" campaign, there was also a "Don't fool yourself; speed kills" campaign. I once saw a sticker that said "Don't fool yourself, you're a bloody idiot".
While I'd agree that he needs to relax a bit, I agree with him on the "culture of lies" part. I mean, if you consistently lie to children, they grow up to learn "Adults lie to us", or at least "Parents lie to us", and then the parent's credibility goes out the window.
My personal approach is to allow people to do what they want, but if I'm involved in a conversation with a child, and the topic of Santa comes up, I'll disillusion them if it's relevant. At least then they know that they can trust *one* person.
All of this may have something to do with the fact that I belong to a religion of truth, rather than being eg. a dedicated Cthulhu cultist, though
Bonus! We increase the intellectual level of the political debate at the same time!
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To understand why a libertarian-type system might help:
When asked why his summer vacation lasted the entire summer, Calvin Coolidge said "We have enough laws already, I don't need to sign any more".
My point is, the simpler the laws are, the easier it is for the ordinary person to understand and use them.