Friday, 21 June 2013

On health inequality...


Chris Snowdon takes a Times editorial as his text:

The reason no politician dare say this is that it leads to the conclusion that people have free will and personal responsibility. This goes against the grain of the ludicrous, but widely accepted, sociological consensus that individuals are victims of circumstance whose destiny is decided at birth based on the postcode they were born in and the occupation (if any) of their father.
Plus of course that these 'members or communities in multiple deprivation' as the poverty-mongers like to put it, are unable to do anything in the face of advertising - it simply forces them to do all the wrong things!

Do go an read the whole piece.


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