September 23, 2013 · 12:01 am
Who would you rather have driving? Little Maggie – or Homer?
Why are children not allowed to drive cars?
“It’s very frustrating,” said Top Boy, age 13, “to be sitting in a moving car, but not driving it.”
Soon, I soothed him, soon…
But he was not deterred. And in fact went further. Says he: “Assuming they can pass the driving test, it’s actually more sensible for children to drive than adults.”
- Children are used to learning and learn more quickly and effectively than adults.
- Children are used to following the rules.
- Children would not have such bad driving habits.
- Children would not be in such a hurry.
- Children would be getting such a kick out of driving they would not be letting their minds wander.
- Children have better eyesight.
- Children have quicker reactions.
- Children would be less likely to be distracted by disruptive passengers. (As Top Boy pointed out, he can do 200 miles per hour on computer driving games and stay on the track even with his mates pestering him. And that’s far faster. Continue reading →
January 5, 2013 · 2:12 pm
Most people assume WWJD is for “What would Jesus do?” But the initials really stand for “What would Jesus drive?”
One theory is that Jesus would tool around in an old Plymouth because “the Bible says God drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden in a Fury.”
But in Psalm 83 Continue reading →
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March 7, 2011 · 11:22 pm
"Hello, it's George here..."
George Michael rang up today. Yes, that one. He wanted to deny newspaper claims that he and partner Kenny Goss had split up. But the conversation soon veered off the subject. Continue reading →
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