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Comment author: entirelyuseless 02 December 2017 02:26:19AM 0 points [-]

I suppose you're going to tell me that pushing or pulling my spouse out of the way of a car

Yes, it is.

Secondly, it is quite different from the stairway case, because your spouse would do the same thing on purpose if they saw the car, but the child will not move away when they see the stairs.

At that point I'll wonder what types of "force" you advocate using against children that you do not think should be used on adults.

Who said I advocate using force against children that we would not use against adults? We use force against adults, e.g. putting criminals in prison. It is an extremist ideology to say that you should never use force against adults, and it is equally an extremist ideology to say that you should never use force with children.