The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Wednesday, 09 December 2009]

Morning conversation

Nic’s daughter frightens him sometimes.

Walking Andrea to school today, we had the following conversation:

“I hate school.”

“I’m sorry you feel that way. What is it you don’t like about school?”

“We have to work all the time.”

“But after school, when you get a job, you’ll have to work even more.”

Sigh. Pause. Smile: “But then I’ll get money.”

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