Originally Posted by TX OMFS
Yep. Civilized society has social mores and laws surrounding them.
The interesting question is how do those two interrelate.
To what extent can social mores be enforced by law? To what extent should
social mores be enforced by law?
If you've been to Saudi Arabia, you can see that the answer to the first question is "to an extreme extent". The importance of the second question then becomes clear, because we don't want a civilized society like Saudi Arabia's.