- kids will listen up the first time
- Make an example of a kid who disobeys
- Gets you respect if your willing to throw down.
- Alot less day dreaming and texting if they get beat
given the legal principle that one cannot consent to assault, corporal punishment is probably a criminal act - we just need a few million dollars to run a case to the Supreme Court,
kids learn not to get caught, and never to own up,
it's OK for a big person to hit a little person,
folks in power make the rules, and enforce them with violence, and
people who are brutalised as children are more likely than not to brutalise their own children.