I Think the World Is Too "Safe"

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    Childproof Lighters

    TheI young children I know do not know what fire is (or what it feels like)  because 1) no one is allowed near them that smokes- they have to buy their own cigarettes cuz there is no adult to steal them from   and 2) all these lighters are childproof.  It will...
    AyeAye AyeAye
    46-50, F
    May 13, 2008

    My Take

    In some places, it certainly is. Especially if you listen to the Safety Men who could find something dangerous with a teddy bear. My personal take is that if you run behind your child while they're learning to skateboard, how will they learn to not fall off of it? People learn...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2008

    Children Should Be Taught To Push Limits

    When I was eight years old, I decided I wanted to be an inventor... Make strange contraptions with technology, answer questions that the overly standardized scientists of today were afraid to. The first thing I figured I'd do was make the vacuum run by itself... I disassembled...
    RecklessWrecker RecklessWrecker
    22-25
    Nov 14, 2013

    Remember???

    Remember... riding your bicycle with no helmet? Remember ... leaving the house at 9:00am, with no particular plan, and returning home at suppertime? Remember ... riding in the car with no seatbelt? Remember ... neighbors talking to each other? Remember ... schoolyard disputes...
    dblongwo dblongwo
    41-45, M
    18 Responses Mar 6, 2008
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