Written in Stone.
Nowhere is it written in stone that the view of the majority is always right, (NZ Herald Editorial 2 April 2007), however the view of minorities is well documented as usually left. While our children may currently be suffering a degree of state enforced illiteracy, there is an older majority of the population, who are well advised when it comes to the politics of the state. Knowing that this government had previously formed an agreement (without consultation), with the United Nations to repeal section 59, by 2005. Knowing that other countries who have treaded this path have failed to achieve said proffered solutions. Knowing that there is a legal transition of authority from the family to the state, we can be grateful that the majority can still read and think. When Hitler said “your child belongs to us already”, and Churchill, said “family is the foundation of society”, that’s written in stone all over the world. The majority should be as intolerant of Herald propaganda, as they are of the state machine.
When it comes to the difference between mothers and fathers, and politicians, we can say this: raising your children will always be a greater challenge than winning an election, and that is why the state should never be a parent.