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5 Values We Don't Teach the Way We Should In America

Swede12 Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 8:55 AM
David, you possess an interesting worldview, the world would say, 'an enlightened worldview'. The Chinese philosopher said, "Don't do to others what you would not want them to do to you." Christ taught his followers to: "Do to others as you would have them do to you." The first suggests withdrawal, while the second commands involvement. It might be advisable for an enlightened person to truly study the teachings of One before you so casually dismiss the idea that His teachings were not revolutionary.
"Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late." -- Thomas Sowell

We like to think of children as innocent little angels. Of course, that's only true in the sense that there aren't any three year olds who've stabbed their cousins to death for drug money or set up a stock swindle designed to bilk senior citizens out of their life savings. Children are not naturally good. To the contrary, they begin their lives as selfish, completely self-absorbed little savages whose entire world...