[Marxism] Frank Furedi on his infantilised 8 year old son

Einde O'Callaghan einde at gmx.de
Mon Mar 15 13:24:32 MST 2004


Louis Proyect wrote:
> The politics of the lonely crowd
> 
> by Frank Furedi, spiked-online.com
> 
> The other day my eight-year-old son came home, took off his jacket and 
> announced 'Daddy, I really hate Bush!' Until that point, this child had 
> strong views on the subject of football (which he loves), school dinners 
> (which he dislikes) and mobile phones (which he desperately desires). 
> But this was his first statement of political preference. Why did he 
> feel so strongly about the American president? 'Because he's so stupid', 
> my son replied.
> 
Looks like Furedi's young son has a more profound understanding of 
politics than Furedi himself. ;-)

Einde O'Callaghan





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