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Tag: Children
  • Parenting: Yet Another Task the Government Can’t Handle

    This past week, the parents of two year old Alexandria Hill made what is quite possibly the most heart-wrenching decision with which a parent can be faced. They chose to take their daughter off of life support after she had spent several days in a coma caused by a traumatic brain injury. Her tragic death …

  • The Tragedy of Rainbow Fish

    The 1992 short children’s story The Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister, was read to nearly everyone in my age-group as they were growing up. The Rainbow Fish was “the most beautiful fish in the entire ocean” because of the sparkling poly-chromatic scales that covered his body. The other fish revered the Rainbow Fish for his beauty …

  • Western Execution of Afghan Children?

    The (UK) Times reports: American-led troops were accused yesterday of dragging innocent children from their beds and shooting them during a night raid that left ten people dead. Afghan government investigators said that eight schoolchildren were killed, all but one of them from the same family. Locals said that some victims were handcuffed before being …

  • Can you tell the difference between a Palestinian and an Israeli?

    On of these children is Israeli; one is Palestinian.  Which is which?  I can’t tell either.  In fact, the boy on the left is Palestinian, and the girl on the right is Israeli.  But just as the artist intended, it’s hard to see the differences here. Using kids is a genius move for equally obvious …

  • Apparently now you’re just born that way

    According to an article in Newsweek, racism seems not to have an age limit. In a study conducted at the University of Austin found that children as young as 6 months can harbor “discriminatory” ideas. Apparently now, despite a child’s lack of developmental growth that allows them to even understand what race is, they themselves …