A Worthy Rant

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    Yes, a damn fine one:
    http://www.lileks.com/bleats/archive/06/0906/090806.html

     
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    Kathianne: That was the stupidest rant I've ever read :(

    I'm kidding. You know what's scary? I was thinking that on my way to work this week. I saw a kid sitting by herself and I thought that it's not fair to the children to deprive them of time together and it'd be better for a child if their parents spent just a little more time with their children. And then the child asked for her mom to sit by her and her mom didn't, which then brought up a different thought pattern.
     
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    Why do I think you haven't read Lileks before? :laugh:
     
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    I haven't, but I skimmed and I kinda thought about schoolbuses and all that So, I was completely off the topic! Sorry :(
     
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    Forgiven. Just remember, skimming is for when you know more than the article or piece.
     
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    I know, but do I at least bring up a point about buses for children?
     
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    Actually I like his analogy to the metaphor. What do you have against that?
     
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    Nothing against it, I just think it'd be better if children were taken to school by their parents or picked up after school a little more often.
     
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    In some areas, it's not allowed. In others, for the parents to do so,would mark the kid 'nerd' before they stepped out of the Volvo.
     
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    I know, but I'm talking about younger children.
     

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