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cleanhippie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 07:58 PM
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I NEVER thought I would see the day when progressives/liberals on DU advocated lying to children.
Not only that, but lying to them to control their behavior, no less.


:puke:




Wow, just wow.
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trotsky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 08:33 PM
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1. Oh and the hissy fits thrown at those who advocate telling the truth!
These are some of the same people who would never advocate hitting a child, because you should reason with him/her instead. But now they say you can't reason with them, you must lie and tell a false story to help them behave. WTF indeed.
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 08:55 PM
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2. Why do you want to take the magic out of childrens' lives?
:shrug:
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cleanhippie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 09:03 PM
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3. Magic makes them taste bitter, thats why!
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NMMNG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 09:06 PM
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4. Heh
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BiggJawn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 09:28 PM
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5. Because some of them still believe in Santa themselves.
They just call him "Jeebus"...

Uh, that *IS* what we're talking about, right?
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MrModerate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-07-11 01:57 AM
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6. OK, not to be thick or anything, but are we talking about Santa?
In which case you're being too whimsical or too earnest or maybe both.
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MarkCharles Donating Member (932 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-07-11 07:59 AM
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7. The "controlling their behavior" part has parallels, too with the Jesus guy..
for the adults, (or at least they THINK it does).

Remember, they THINK that, without a Jesus and a guy in the sky, they would be out there murdering and raping and stealing.

So it's not that surprising that they think Santa keeps their kids in line for a couple weeks before Christmas.


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