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Originally posted by Tardacus
Originally posted by Cynic
Originally posted by chiefsmom
reply to post by Tardacus
legally nobody can tell you how to raise your children,so since you have 100% of the benefit of raising your children the way you want to,
What? What state do you live in? Because here in MI they sure as hell CAN tell you how to raise your children.
And heaven forbid, the moment THEY disagree with YOUR methods of parenting, THEY can and DO, interfere by removing the children from the home, and charging YOU, the parent for doing your job as a parent. It seems the cart has been placed in front of the horse.
If you do your job as a parent then the state will never need to be involved, it`s only when it has become obvious that you are failing as a parent that the state need to become involved to ensure the safety of society.
If more parents would put their egos aside and call in professional help when it becomes obvious that they are not able to raise their child to be a productive member of society, then we would have far less of these wild children being unleashed on society at the age of 18.
if your car is having problems with the brakes do you go out and tinker with it for a while and then just throw your hands up and say, well i did the best i could to try and fix it, and then just keep driving it with faulty breaks? or do you take it to a professional mechanic when it becomes obvious that you are not properly equipped to fix the problem?
If you drive that car knowing that it has faulty brakes and you hit someone and kill them you will be held accountable for negligent homicide because you did not do everything possible to have the brakes properly repaired..if you raise a faulty child who becomes a menace to society because you neglected to do everything possible to fix that child shouldn`t you also be held accountable for your negligence?
Unfortunately, I agree with you to a point.
However, who is to say my rights as a parent should be set aside, simply because they feel I am being hard (strict) or sensible enough to try and eep them safe from harming themselves.
Is that negligence on my part or the State's?
Most importantly, who watches the watchers?
Originally posted by antonia
reply to post by Raelsatu
It's all "The past was 10x" better nostalgic crap. The past wasn't better. People need to get over it and start living in the present.
Originally posted by hellbjorn012
Well Tv is part of it you could let your kid change channels anytime during the 70s and not be to worried about what they saw
Now would you let them?
Originally posted by shivaX
I am no parent but this picture is related to this thread .
Originally posted by badgerprints
Progressive thought is finally coming home to roost.
Replace with arrogant self absorption.
Sociopaths used to be rare because they were an anomaly.
Now we manufacture them wholesale.
Originally posted by HomerinNC
Never ONCE did I EVER even THINK about killing anyone or blowing up the school. We just didnt think about doing that back then.