youth culture Archives

July 12, 2007

age = freedom

"I want to be old!"
"Cause you have more freedom!"

-- Conversation with a 16-year-old girl who lives between Israel and Hong Kong

August 11, 2007

fear of children

"You are terrified of your own children, since they are natives in a world where you will always be immigrants. Because you fear them, you entrust your bureaucracies with the parental responsibilities you are too cowardly to confront yourselves."

-- John Perry Barlow, 8 Feb 1996 in "A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace"

February 20, 2008

approach to kids' safety

"We need to think of our kids less as victims and more as participants."

-- Anne Collier

July 23, 2009

deceiving children

Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves. - Elias Canetti

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