RE: DSM: Re: Re: Re: Television

From: Joseph Moore (
Date: Thu Dec 06 2001 - 13:04:56 EST

> From: Marvin K. Mooney []
> Having been raised in a very autocratic home (and
> being not so far from childhood yet, at 20) I think I
> have a little bit of perspective on this.
> Children are curious about everything, but most
> particularly (as are all humans) about those things
> that are forbidden. While we will all make poor
> decisions from time too time, deciding for a child (or
> for *anyone*) what they *shouldn't* do is
> counterproductive.

Right. And this is why I, for one, don't forbid TV. They just have to go
watch it someplace else. And they do, sometimes, and I never have a word to
say to them about it.



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