Debate Now Should the age of "everything" be 21?

Discussion in 'Debate Now - Structured Discussion Forum' started by shockedcanadian, Feb 17, 2018.

  1. eflatminor
    Offline

    eflatminor Classical Liberal

    Joined:
    May 24, 2011
    Messages:
    10,596
    Thanks Received:
    1,653
    Trophy Points:
    245
    Ratings:
    +3,491
    Good thing human history didn't take your advice, particularly when the average life span was about 25-30 years old. Did their brains function like children too? Pretty impressive those pyramids being build by kids.

    Or is it possible we're making bullshit excuses for allowing today's young adults to remain children?

    Hmm, methinks the latter.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  2. usmbguest5318
    Offline

    usmbguest5318 Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2017
    Messages:
    10,929
    Thanks Received:
    1,607
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    D.C.
    Ratings:
    +5,768
    Do you read much on USMB? I don't but, the little I do read on here lead me to think the U.S. allows anyone who can get away with it to remain puerile well past young-adulthood.
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  3. yiostheoy
    Offline

    yiostheoy Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2016
    Messages:
    20,620
    Thanks Received:
    1,901
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    Rocky Mountains
    Ratings:
    +9,998
    I vote for 25.
     
    • Informative Informative x 1
  4. BlackSand
    Offline

    BlackSand Nobody Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2013
    Messages:
    14,587
    Thanks Received:
    4,190
    Trophy Points:
    380
    Location:
    Wherever I May Roam
    Ratings:
    +16,120
    You can own/posses a rifle and ammunition when born ... :thup:

    .
     
  5. norwegen
    Offline

    norwegen Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2013
    Messages:
    5,979
    Thanks Received:
    1,176
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Daytona Beach, FL
    Ratings:
    +5,240
    Yes, for the voting age.
     
  6. norwegen
    Offline

    norwegen Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2013
    Messages:
    5,979
    Thanks Received:
    1,176
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Daytona Beach, FL
    Ratings:
    +5,240
    Voting, driving, buying alcohol, etc. are not in the same class as gun ownership.

    Privileges may be regulated (yes, voting is a privilege, whatever the snowflakes might say). Rights are innate and not negotiable.
     
  7. Dont Taz Me Bro
    Offline

    Dont Taz Me Bro USMB Mod Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Messages:
    40,602
    Thanks Received:
    8,922
    Trophy Points:
    2,070
    Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    Ratings:
    +29,770
    Yes, let's keep treating people like children even longer. That's been working out great so far.
     
  8. shockedcanadian
    Offline

    shockedcanadian Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2012
    Messages:
    6,200
    Thanks Received:
    1,864
    Trophy Points:
    350
    Ratings:
    +8,830

    Two word: Tide Pods...
     
  9. rightwinger
    Offline

    rightwinger Award Winning USMB Paid Messageboard Poster Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Top Poster Of Month

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2009
    Messages:
    162,830
    Thanks Received:
    25,176
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Ratings:
    +78,332
    No we weren't

    I was allowed to drink at 18. We were far from mature. I would see at least one kid killed a year from drunk or excessively reckless driving.....hardly see that anymore
     
    • Informative Informative x 1
  10. rightwinger
    Offline

    rightwinger Award Winning USMB Paid Messageboard Poster Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Top Poster Of Month

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2009
    Messages:
    162,830
    Thanks Received:
    25,176
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Ratings:
    +78,332
    But they dared me!
     
    • Funny and Agree!! Funny and Agree!! x 1

Share This Page

Search tags for this page

best cameras

,

news