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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Taking stock of my situation.

"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- And why the sea is boiling hot-- And whether pigs have wings." Source I joined Blogit on 11.12.2008. To begin with I paid a monthly subscription and then in February last... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

My mind's abuzz this morning.

Yesterday’s post attracted some very interesting comments that raised many issues that are still buzzing round in my mind. Had the parents contacted the class teacher? If they did, didn’t the teacher take the matter seriously? Why didn’t the victim’s parents get in touch with the bully’s parents and... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Spare the rod and spoil the child?

Corporal punishment at home or outside the home is against the law in Denmark. According to this article from 2006 it is one of 17 countries that have already adopted this policy. Adults are expected to solve conflicts with children without resorting to violence. If you forget this you are likely to... Sign in to see full entry.

Haiti, as it was.

This video gives a poignant impression of what was destroyed a few days ago in Haiti. In my humble opinion, President Barack Obama’s decision to collaborate with Ex-Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton not only underlines the gravity of the situation, but indicates that he is a statesman. Here's... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Teddy-Bear Tale

After the tsunami had hit many Asian countries in 2004, people all over the world wasted very little time in offering their help as well as they could. At that time my son-in-law worked for the D ani sh Red Cross, and although he did not comment on his work-load I guessed he was even more busy than... Sign in to see full entry.

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