Random Thoughts

about reading, writing, and anything else that interests me

Teaching kids to be dependent

I can’t resist giving this line by Richard Stallman in the Boston Review a slightly different audience:

Teaching children to use Windows is like teaching them to smoke tobacco…

I couldn’t agree more.  We are making them dependent.  We are setting them up for a lifetime of choices made based on that dependency.  It is sad.  There are alternatives.


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