One comment on “Are 16-year-olds prepared for politics? Or are they over-protected from controversy and debate?
  1. John Quicke says:

    If knowledgeability were a criterion for eligibility to vote, then arguably many adults would not be eligible. The same might apply to ‘maturity’ depending on how you define it. There are no easy answers and certainly no definitive evidence to draw upon. Our decision will just have to depend on ‘best guess’ in the light of prevailing social and cultural norms.

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