Quote Originally Posted by ActualSpamBot View Post
No, you're still missing my point. A bible has no intrinsic value. Comparing it to health insurance is comparing a need to a luxury. There is a good reason to require people to have insurance, you can argue whether its a good enough reason to make it a law, but there is a good reason. There is no good reason to make everyone buy an old book.
I think you're taking the example of a bible to literally. The example was used to make a point.

Forcing someone to buy something regardless of whether you believe it's good for you or not, violates personal freedom.