Because he does not think certain truths are debatable, John Branyan blog posts tend to be quite biting. That is, because some people think that we can each have our own truths or that lies are harmless when they make some people feel good about themselves, John’s statement of facts as plain, indisputable facts upsets some people. However, when the people John upsets want to teach their children lies, don’t you think those children’s parents ought to be outraged?
Do you think it would be a good idea to teach children that smoking cigars is good for them? Starting when they’re in Kindergarten, we tell kids that tobacco is full of vitamins and the best way to get those vitamins is to roll the leaves into tight cylinders, light them, and inhale the smoke.
Cartoon characters would sing songs about smoking cigars. Schools would offer tobacco rolling classes. Advocacy groups would encourage our young smokers to light up at recess and after lunch.
Anyone who mentioned the harmful side effects of smoking would be accused of hate speech. Kids would be told that the anti-smoking people are oppressive and not to be trusted. Studies that link smoking to health problems would be censored in all forms of media.
What do you think would happen in a couple of generations?Continued LET’S DOOM THE NEXT GENERATION (johnbranyan.com)