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Scott Lax Blog

Toni Morrison and How We Treat Our Children

I try not to get into politics or sociology or the like on this blog, but when you write, you observe, and when you observe, you have a point of view.

One point of view with which I agree is that of Toni Morrison, who said:

"Everywhere, everywhere, children are the scorned people of the earth."

Politically, socially, in terms of religion and our overall actions, wouldn't it be wonderful if the first and most important question we (by that I mean all humans, not just Americans) answered, be it about health care or economic policy or war, was: "How will this affect children, most especially those who have the least?"  Read More