TEACHERS DISCUSSION FORUM
View Thread · Previous · Next Return to Index › Re: Re Combat Fake News
Fifi - 2018-01-24
In response to Re Combat Fake News (Another Willie)

I usually agree with a lot that you write, Taffy, but have to disagree here.

It's not necessary to leave children, as one can leave a body of work that will be used by specialists for decades to come. Or a person without children will have saved a lot of lives (through medicine for example) or improved a lot of lives through being a teacher. Etc etc. Leaving flesh is a natural thing, like animals do: They procreate. Humans can go much higher than that in terms of meaningful participation to this life.

And a lot of adult children do not mourn their old parents; they can't wait to put their hands on the money/inheritance. I am sure you know many people in your own family (like everybody) who started fighting among siblings before the parents died (and kept going afterwards), totally oblivious to the old chap dying in his rocking chair.

About the necessity of marriage for children, I tend to agree. Tend to. But yourself, Taffy, had children with one or maybe two wives before the present one, and you divorced (I think you wrote that some 6 months ago)? Were all your children adult when you divorced?

Messages In This Thread
Combat Fake News -- FTinPRC -- 2018-01-23
Re Combat Fake News -- Another Willie -- 2018-01-23
Re: Re Combat Fake News -- Fifi -- 2018-01-24
Re: Re Combat Fake News -- Silverboy -- 2018-01-24
Re: Re Combat Fake News -- Alias Taffy -- 2018-01-24
Re: Re Combat Fake News -- Fifi -- 2018-01-24
Re: Re Combat Fake News -- Alias Taffy -- 2018-01-24
Re: Combat Fake News -- BeenThere -- 2018-01-23
Re: Combat Fake News -- foxy -- 2018-01-23
Re: Combat Fake News -- Arthur -- 2018-01-23
Re: Combat Fake News -- Another Willie -- 2018-01-23
Re: Combat Fake News -- Silverboy -- 2018-01-24
Re: Combat Fake News -- Another Willie -- 2018-01-24
Re: Combat Fake News -- Silverboy -- 2018-01-23
Re: Combat Fake News -- Another Willie -- 2018-01-23
Re: Combat Fake News -- foxy -- 2018-01-23
A 'better place' -- Another Willie -- 2018-01-23
View Thread · Previous · Next Return to Index › Re: Re Combat Fake News






Go to another board -