Should legal age of consent be determined by the age of those participating?
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Additionally, the formula (X=Y/2+7) is only a guideline, it can be for example be X=Y/2.04287457852+7.4327823947, depending on further research.
The sky is blue.
I digress, but the formula is just as relevant to legal issues as what I just mentioned is.
Consent is typically defined as: permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
Of course it is possible to allow something unintentionally, or to agree with something that isn't good for you.
That is why the issue at hand in LEGAL consent. Legal matters aren't necessarily moral, so while I agree with Pro that age should factor into consent, it doesn't. The law is there to enforce what is best for society. If society can function with 30 y/o and 18 y/o together, then that is all that is legally necessary.
Leave the morals to religion, because the law is secular. (Btw im religious)
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