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Little Kids, Big Fears: How to Talk About Nuclear War and Donald Trump with 2nd-Graders


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Little Kids, Big Fears: How to Talk About Nuclear War and Donald Trump with 2nd-Graders

Rethinking Schools Editorial

Recently, a Rethinking Schools editor was a chaperone on a field trip when he overheard a 2nd-grade student talking about how he wanted to “nuke the world.”

Taken aback, he asked the child what he meant.

“Everything is just so bad. We should just nuke the world and start over.”


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The most Vicious byproduct of Our Economy being hijacked by the .01% is the Virtual Impossibility of Our Children having the opportunity of being raised exclusively in an atmosphere of the Unconditional Love of a Parent.

As Mark Twain observed : “Children are Terrible at Doing what they’re Told, but Excellent at Imitating what they See.”


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Kid: “Daddy, what’s wrong with North Korea?”

Dad: “Well son, North Korea is run by a crazy, fat kid with weird hair”.

Kid: “Just like we are?”

Dad: “Yeah”

Kid: “Will they take away their allowance until they shake hands and make up?”

Dad: “No son. They’re going to give them a bigger allowance.”

(to be continued)