godofcereal wrote:So if I'm not smart enough to know that walking around a mine field is a bad thing, people shouldnt stop me from potentialy hurting myself?
Your analogy isn't a proper fit, as having a computer virus doesn't risk losing life or limb.
Perhaps a better one might be:
"I warned them that the lack of proper maintenance of their motor vehicle would reduce performance and may render it unusable. They didn't listen so I broke into their garage and changed the oil for them."