[extropy-chat] ethical issues with children
pharos at gmail.com
Sun Jan 21 13:05:41 UTC 2007
On 1/21/07, Robert Bradbury wrote:
> I had books and some toys but I also had imagination and creativity. I had
> imaginary friends that lived in the closet of my bedroom who would come out
> when nobody was around and play with me (I think they may have been based on
> Disney or other cartoon characters).
You were lucky! My imaginary friends left to play with the kid down the road.
> Ask questions that get him
> thinking... How does the washing machine work?
> Where does electricity come from?
Out of the socket, obviously.
That's why you have to leave the plugs in, so it doesn't leak out.
> What does "cooking" do to the food?
Makes it go black usually. The dog likes it though.
Give him a computer as soon as he knows not to try to eat it or pull
it to pieces.
With an easy Linux on it, so he doesn't get into bad habits.
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