A small child got away from his mother, and fell into a gorilla enclosure. The gorilla was killed, the boy was saved, and everyone blamed the parents. A small child was wading in the water in Florida, an alligator came and attacked him, dragging him underwater, and the boy died. And everyone blamed the parents. We used to have solidarity, backing each other up. Now we have social media, and it is very easy to hit send, and trash everyone else.
At the end of last week, news broke that a school in Washington State had banned games of tag. During recess, kids would have to “keep their hands to themselves,” Tag is not the problem. The problem is that we’re becoming far too overprotective of our children. Continue reading Tag? You’re Out.