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- n. The act or process of paternalizing.
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Feminists will generally claim that two drunken people having sex is rape, an argument hard to make without paternalization.
Attorney Louis Solomon, who represented PepsiCo in the Aquafina suit, says food litigation is part of a larger "paternalization of society," adding that such litigation "in effect, says the masses aren't intelligent enough to understand what they are buying."