I'd like to note that personally, I've never really had 200 bottles of wine in my house. I don't know if I ever will, but the idea of being denied the option doesn't sit well. What if I want to build a cellar and collect?
The primary reason for the laws are also disguised in BS. Why is Sunday so special? The only logical conclusion is that it's synonymous with a certain religion. If they say "no", then why Sunday? Why not Saturday or Monday? In fact, why not during the week and sell only on weekends or visa versa? This is a clear case of some one's religious ideals being shoved down the minorities throat. On the bright side(for the day I'm not thirsty for a cold one), traffic should be light as everyone is trying to get their bottles for dinner tonight.
Now some of what I read says 200 (750ml) bottles of wine. Then there's parts that say, I can't have more that 150l of alcohol. The constants, 1l = 1000ml. So is that pure alcohol or an alcoholic beverage/drink? All alcohol is equal, but some alcohols are more equal than other? So if a beer is 5% alcohol, a 330ml dumpie is 16.5ml alcohol, that's 3 000 000 dumpies I can store, don't know where though. A bottle of spirits at 43% is 322.5ml of alcohol, that's 348 837 bottles. Anyway, that's just a little number fun. Even if the number is 200 bottles of whatever, can you begin to imagine the kind of parties that will be had in that house? At two bottles a man, that is 100 people completely knackered, well the normal ones, the professional drinkers can find the leftovers amongst all the passed out people. You can always involve you neighbour and rebuild the working together of communities like the days of old. The beginnings of Civilization are part credited to drinking after all.
On the legal side, some questions I need answered, so if some more individuals that are more law educated care to answer:
150l story, is it referring to wine or all alcoholic beverages? Are they talking alcohol content or just the beverage or drink? 150l of whisky isn't the same as 150l of beer.
The other thing is, I'm not Christian, so why am I being forced to observe the sacredness of a Christian day? If I were Jewish could I apply to extend the regulation to Shabbath, or Fridays and Ramadan if I were Muslim? What is the argument for Sunday and not any other day?
Why is wine available for sale on Sunday? Why only wine? What makes wine special? More religious zealotry?
So on this Sunday, I can go get knackered at a restaurant(unless you're in GP, then you're completely screwed) and still have to drive home instead of being allowed the responsibility of driving to the store buying my drink of choice and then dining at home?
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