Without the welfare state, he says, Philpott would have been ‘decently employed’. Maybe it’s more likely he would still have been a criminal?
Topic: child benefits
Michael Philpott did evil things because of the benefits system, says AN Wilson. That’s surely a perfect example of the folly of moral relativism.
This unintended consequence has to be dealt with as a matter of urgency
Any student of psychology could have told you how it would play out