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Friday, January 31, 2003
"Setting strict TV rules about what children can and cannot watch at home may actually encourage them to watch the forbidden programs elsewhere, according to new research," writes Jennifer Warner in the opener of interesting story produced by WebMD.
It is because of news like this that I don't understand why anybody would ever want to raise children. It is healthy for kids to rebel on some level and so you would want to make some rules you would expect your kids to break but the very process of doing that is an exercise in cynicism that is anything but healthy.
As for me, my parents didn't want me to watch pro wrestling. It is revealing that to this day I consider Ric Flair one of the more interesting characters in popular culture.