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A Nation of "Community" Children?!

Jonathan160 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 6:09 PM
Wait. You like this idea, the idea that children belong to communities? You feel it is the collective's responsibility to raise children? How convenient! Now, you and your ilk can indoctrinate the children anyway you see fit! What ever happened to individuality in this country? You want everyone to think the same way don't you? You want everyone to think what you think. Isn't that right? Fascist!

As a mother, I was fascinated to learn from Melissa Harris-Perry that my husband and my children aren't really ours:

We have never invested as much in public education as we should have because we've always had kind of a private notion of children: Your kid is yours and totally your responsibility. We haven't had a very collective notion of these are our children. So part of it is we have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents, or kids belong to their families, and recognize that kids...