City Of Pooh Analysis

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The City of Pooh finds itself divided over the recent proposal to legalize prostitution. When a city finds itself in a divided state, careful attention must be devoted to the different arguments in order to conclude the most appropriate resolution. Both sides of the debate require close examination and cross-examination, in addition to the possible repercussions that may arise from choosing one side versus the other. Scrutinizing and applying important issues in political theory underlying the legalization of prostitution serves as a beneficial tool for those responsible in determining the matter. For this particular issue the political theories described in the works “On Liberty” by John Stewart Mill, “The Second Treatise of Government”…show more content…
It is produced from a feeling of indignation and intolerance for the conduct that takes place in prostitution. That feeling brings the opponents to believe that the society finds itself in a vulnerable position. In this vulnerable state, the community becomes threatened by immorality, but how can they determine whether or not sex for money is immoral? Perhaps, one would consider a profession in taking people’s homes that have been affected by the Recession more criminal than prostitution, but that occupation by no means criminalized. This brings one to the conclusion that it is impossible to assume there is one shared morality because different opinions exist. One side of the spectrum might view prostitution beneficial to the City of Pooh, while the other may find it immoral or criminal. Hence, society is not threatened by the diversity of opinions; it is threatened when those opinions do not leave room for change and the exchange of ideas. The opinions of the opposition; however, do not adequately support their stance on criminalizing prostitution because it lacks reason and conducive evidence. Based on the political theories of John Stewart Mill, John Locke, and Patrick Devlin, the City of Pooh should approve the proposal to legalize prostitution. It would be wise, as with any occupation, to impose a code of ethics to be obeyed by each business and prostitute to counter abuse. While repercussions may arise after legalization, the reason and evidence to continue criminalizing prostitution are not weighty enough to suffice. The rights of property and liberties outweigh legal moralize and disprove the
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