The law in Canada and the USA is based on precedent. We decide what to do today based something similar we did before. We ignore common sense. The problem with this is:
~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:70)
- The world now changes rapidly. Analogies with the past don’t hold. For example, the Internet is quite different from a telephone.
- Knowledge is growing extremely quickly. The thinking of mere decades ago is relatively cretinous.
- It makes the law reactionary.