Resist culture of blame

Quote of the day:

. . . But eating and drinking ourselves to death will always be our own fault. The development of a culture of blame, rather than of accepting personal responsibility, should be strenuously resisted. Herald on Sunday

2 Responses to Resist culture of blame

  1. Denny says:

    But just how do we create an environment of personal accountability? Modify behaviour through taxation that also helps pay for the costs of personal choices? Taxing high sugar food and beverages? Placing a tax per unit of alcohol? We desperately need to debate these issues far more intently than we have to date …

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  2. homepaddock says:

    Denny – in this case it appears the dead woman and her family thought nothing of her consumption of seven litres of coke a day. Education might have helped more than tax.

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