It’s routinely expressed, even by the more liberal among us, that our children are sexualized, and at earlier ages than ever before.
“What has he done, though?…He looked at me with a cold, severe expression. Of course that is something indefinable, impalpable, but it has never been so before, and that glance means a great deal,” she thought. “That glance shows the beginning of indifference.” – Anna Karenina
In all the world is there anything more dehumanizing than the ‘kids table’? That act of familial segregation matched in its totality only by the Lord Almighty’s separation of the tribes during the building the Babylon tower.
They told us to be worried, very worried. It was the only thing talked about whenever they weren’t around, always on our minds always keeping us in a state of panic. It tainted everything; hanging like a black cloud of fear. The end, they said, was inevitable, unavoidable, and waiting to consume us.