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Crime and Punishment: Why I'm moving away from punishing my kids

I have a philosophical problem with punishing children, it stinks.

On a good day, it’s at least as hard on me, if not more so than it is on them, and I don’t like it. 646 more words

How Many Fires Have You Started?

Even so the tongue is a little member and boasts great things.See how great a forest a little fire kindles!And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. 259 more words


The South Korean Ferry

I’m a white, British-descended dude, a Canadian . . . I ain’t exactly the most emotional demographic.

But when I heard on the radio this morning that there was only ONE lifeboat deployed and that the CAPTAIN was on it – well, I hyperventilated a little. 215 more words

gratitude is a good thing.

 This morning I woke with a grateful heart.  I’m grateful for the sunburn on my forehead from playing golf yesterday.  I’m thankful that I’m alive to feel the pain.  175 more words

The Castle Hill Rising: some conclusions

Unlike the Eureka rebellion at Ballarat, Victoria in 1854, Australian historians have been slow to recognise the 1804 convict revolt as a legitimate expression of political resistance. 1,148 more words


My Doctrine: Abuse with an Excuse

Abuse with an Excuse – Doctrine in short form . . . Part #1

A. Damages

1. Abuse in its several forms damages people. The forms are these: physical, mental (cognitive), emotional and psychological. 1,166 more words

Consequences, shmonsequences . . .

Change your ways, people, not your words, or not only your words.

Consequences, discipline, ’cause and effect,’ these are all words for punishing. If you’re imposing any of these things, you’re punishing . 157 more words