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While civil forfeiture may be abused by some, like any other law can at times, most of the time the law allows law enforcement to take assets from criminals for departmental use. Law enforcement agencies are under tighter and tighter budgets and if they are able to assume assets from drug dealers etc it helps maintain much needed police work in communities.
Different interpretations of a piece will evoke different emotions. A sexual painting could evoke lust and sexual desires to an adult but to a child will most likely just make them giggle.
Art is meant to evoke emotions and make people feel the piece. This is regularly done through showing the human body at its simplest and purist.
Yes, except for driving, because all of those things can kill you. You shouldn’t be able to make life altering decisions until you are no longer a teenager.
Now, please recall that the brain of adolescents are still developing. We know that our long term decision making capabilities don't even solidify until about age 25! So drinking in your teens is decidedly dangerous. Now, you say: "All this is well and good, but this is among high schoolers, not 'adults'". So, I want you to remember when you were 18. Presumably if you're making this argument you are in fact over 21 or at least 21. So, my question is, do you remember when you were 18? Do you remember when you knew exactly how who you were? What your limits were? What you wanted in life? What you didn't? That you knew everything? Well, so do I. My point being, 18 year olds are stupid. I was, you probably were, we all were. This isn't saying stupid in an intellectual way, but simply experientially ignorant. We were not mature because our brains were not developed enough for us to physically process what it means to be mature. And the point of that is that decisions regarding drunk driving or binge drinking or a litany of other things are much higher of a potential problem. We all remember being "young and stupid". Hell, I'm 25 and still realizing day by day how little I actually know.