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Originally posted by Tippys Dad
I love my kids and grandkids. I like kids in general. But there is something to be said for a no kids environment once in awhile too. Not trying to insult anyone, just stating what a lot of us feel - I think.
Originally posted by ldyserenity
Yes so I am going to start a business tomorrow and say no blacks or latinos allowed. So how do you think that'll go for me?
ETA: Just using as an example I'd never really personally do this, I choose not to discriminate against anyone, just trying to make a point.
Ageism, also called age discrimination is stereotyping of and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their age. It is a set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values used to justify age based prejudice, discrimination, and subordination. This may be casual or systematic. The term was coined in 1968 by Robert Neil Butler to describe discrimination against seniors, and patterned on sexism and racism. Butler defined ageism as a combination of three connected elements. Among them were prejudicial attitudes towards older people, old age, and the aging process; discriminatory practices against older people; and institutional practices and policies that perpetuate stereotypes about older people The term has also been used to describe prejudice and discrimination against adolescents and children, including ignoring their ideas because they are too young, or assuming that they should behave in certain ways because of their age. Ageism in common parlance and age studies usually refers to negative discriminatory practices against old people, people in their middle years, teenagers and children. There are several forms of age-related bias. Adultism is a predisposition towards adults, which is seen as biased against children, youth, and all young people who are not addressed or viewed as adults. Jeunism is the discrimination against older people in favor of younger ones. This includes political candidacies, jobs, and cultural settings where the supposed greater vitality and/or physical beauty of youth is more appreciated than the supposed greater moral and/or intellectual rigor of adulthood. Adultcentricism is the "exaggerated egocentrism of adults." Adultocracy is the social convention which defines "maturity" and "immaturity," placing adults in a dominant position over young people, both theoretically and practically. Gerontocracy is a form of oligarchical rule in which an entity is ruled by leaders who are significantly older than most of the adult population. Chronocentrism is primarily the belief that a certain state of humanity is superior to all previous and/or future times. Other conditions of fear or aversion associated with age groups have their own names, particularly: Pedophobia, the fear of infants and children; Ephebiphobia, the fear of youth, sometimes also referred as an irrational fear of adolescents or a prejudice against teenagers; and Gerontophobia, the fear of elderly people.[
Originally posted by mr10k
reply to post by 2012srb
If you were my parent you wouldnt be conscious to think about what happens after the first hit. Im not some little slave that can be thrown around and I dont care that they are my parent I shouldnt have to be forced into doing things I wouldnt want to
Originally posted by Zamini
So what about the kids who are quiet and behave themselves in an exemplary way?
Guess discrimination is the in thing now.
Originally posted by Viking9019
Babies not being allowed on airlines? being on a plane truly is that much closer to heaven.
I do believe that kids should not be allowed in certain places like on airplanes though.
Originally posted by lisaloeb1214
Sounds like a lot of people hate kids here. I really don't care if certain establishments prefer not to serve children; I would just go elsewhere and would rather not give miserable children haters my money.
I doubt this would catch on to a lot of places, I rarely see children acting out of control in restaurants. The other day we went out to dinner with a group of adults (at least 20). I was the only one who had a child and I brought him with me (almost 2) and he sat through everything like a little gentleman. If that restaurant banded children not only would they have lost me as a customer but the 20 others I was with because we would all have to go elsewhere. It seems like it would be bad for business in my opinion.
BTW I have never sat in a theatre when a screaming child was not removed immediately from the theatre by their parents, I don’t have any idea why so many experience this often? If this is not an exaggeration I would really like to know where these people live?
Originally posted by yourignoranceisbliss
Originally posted by mr10k
Originally posted by doctornamtab
I LOVE LOVE LOVE the no kids allowed movement.
Why should I be subjected to your kids whining, screaming and moaning when I"m trying to enjoy the world. Heres a clue for all you parents out there: Your kid is not special. There I said it.
Now smack him upside the head when he messes up, praise him when do actually does something worth praising and quit trying to be friends with your kids...that happens when your kids are adults. Your kids are kids, deal with it.
What cracks me up is all these parents (my friends included) who try to rationalize with kids, they try to explain to them why they can't eat rat poison or drive the car. They're kids! They're stupid! Their brains aren't even ready for rationality until middle school. Punish your damn children, dont treat them like they're the judge at your parenting trail.
The no spanking movement has created a generation of American kids who are obnoxious and lack self discipline.
Heres a secret: its ok to hit your kids. Theyre kids. Not pricelss ming vases. I'm talking punishment here, not abuse and yes theyre different things.
(disclaimer: not all parents and kids are like this but, it seems, terrible parents and children are EVERYWHERE!!)
The generation I am in does not like being hit. I want to kill my mom anytime she threatens me or tries to hit me. Sorry, But if you can hit me, B*** i can hit you back.
Ahahaha....you're from Generation "Win". There are no losers in Generation Win, just self-entitled brats whose parents never had the backbone to teach them the harsh reality of life.
I wish I could be there to see the look on your face when you're hit hard in the rear by reality. No mommy and daddy to cushion you.