koavf OP t1_j6o5ip8 wrote

> I think China fully meets every bullet point of "civilized."

Yes, Chinese law enforcement is notoriously fair and even-handed.

> The US has had similar laws on the books in various states against infidelity, oral sex, and so on that just don't get enforced.

Had laws that weren't enforced versus have laws that are enforced is a huge difference.