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Dissent done right 2

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I knew my kids would feel violated, angry, and afraid. Their own attitudes toward dissent are being tested and formed. So we did what we do. We talked it through.



I told them our sign had been taken from the yard. (At this point we hadn't found it again.) Erin's reaction was utter disbelief.



"Really?" she said. "Really?"



"Yes."



"Really? Cause… Continue

Added by Dale McGowan on September 5, 2008 at 7:59am — No Comments

Dissent done right 1

sign60509 More than just about any other single value, I want my kids to get the importance of dissent. I want them to be willing to voice a reasoned minority opinion and to encourage the same in others.



When we moved to the red-state South, I knew (blue to the core as we are) that at some point we'd end up taking our lumps from one majority or another. No big brous-haha so far, just some minor fish-out-of-water moments: Laney having the occasional… Continue

Added by Dale McGowan on August 31, 2008 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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