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by andrew_peacock
July 30th, 2010, 7:44 pm
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Do you encourage children to watch cartoons?
Replies: 22
Views: 4275

Re: Do you encourage children to watch cartoons?

If I had children, what I would want to encourage is their imaginations. I think that teaching children to believe that certain old, stale myths [---][/---] the baby Jesus was born in a manger in a stable on 25 December; Santa Claus/Father Christmas brings gifts to good little children on Christmas...
by andrew_peacock
July 16th, 2010, 11:33 am
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Adults hitting children
Replies: 72
Views: 10771

Re: Adults hitting children

I have two children (5 and 3). I have not ever ruled out smacking, but up until now have always found another way to deal with it. Fingers crossed it stays that way. One thing I have seen is that a lot of rational, intelligent, and caring parents I know said before they had children that they would ...