Re: Question for the Parents on TrekBBS
We have two children (18 and 10). I never spanked either one. I don't believe in it.
There are lots of reasons for this, but ultimately I think if you have to hit a child to get them to do what you want, they've outsmarted you.
“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States...The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge'.” - Isaac Asimov