His boat was searched by authorities, who allegedly found 0.006g of methamphetamine, News Corp Australia reported.
Wait, what? How much?
It’s not a typo, that quantity is repeated again in the body of the news report.
For context, a single grain of sand weighs about double that, at around 0.011 grams.
There was a similar case in 2008, of a Briton jailed for four years in Dubai for having a microscopic amount of cannabis on the sole of his shoe.
Two things can be correct at the same time; on the one hand, when visiting foreign countries, we should respect their laws.
On the other hand, we can point at cases such as this as further evidence that our 800+ year culture and tradition of Common Law is superior to all other systems tried so far. Cultural relativism is a fallacy and is to be rejected.
Why? De minimis non curat lex…..