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A Nation of "Community" Children?!

Jonathan160 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 6:15 PM
Right now aren't you living out your little fantasy of having ultimate control? You know better than all of us don't you? That's why people like you want to be in absolute control, because you are sooo superior. So superior you can't stand to have a debate or hear an alternate viewpoint. You don't want democracy or anything like it. You feel that anyone who doesn't adhere to your viewpoint is inhernetly evil and that is why people like you are the only ones who should have control. People as myopic as you are destined to fail miserably because you are so self assured and so unwilling to rethink any of your viewpoints, which is fine in a free society, but now you propose to dictate everything and bring us all down due to your arrogance.

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...