But these public services don’t explain all of the differences. The French, I found, seem to have a whole different framework for raising kids. When I asked French parents how they disciplined their children, it took them a few beats just to understand what I meant. “Ah, you mean how do we educate them?” they asked. “Discipline,” I soon realized, is a narrow, seldom-used notion that deals with punishment. Whereas “educating” (which has nothing to do with school) is something they imagined themselves to be doing all the time.
Ha ha ha. You have no idea!
It’s pretty clear that future civilizations will look upon the institution of internship with the mix of reprehension and savages-will-be-savages moral relativism we reserve for the institution of slavery.
Rick Santorum’s wife and kids literally have a picture of their stillborn sister fetus pinned to their sweater-vests. Tea and sweater-vests…seriously why are they stealing all of our things?
Al Sharpton is some sort of genius. Why doesn’t MSNBC give him a 2-hr Bromance show with Pat Buchanan?
OMG, watching Iowa caucus coverage 4 years later is such a terrible democracy hangover. At this point in his term, Mr. Obama, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte had enacted a constitutional coup and crowned himself emperor.