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Topic: Would this be your daughter?
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Louis Talman

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Re: Would this be your daughter?
Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:24 PM
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On Tue, 05 Mar 2013 21:34:26 -0700, Robert Hansen <> wrote:

> On Mar 5, 2013, at 11:11 PM, Louis Talman <> wrote:

>> From you? Or from someone with real clout over an 18-year-old?
> We are talking my son or daughter right? Not just some 18 year old off
> the street. I am failing to understand your inability to accept that
> some parents (many in fact) >actually have control of their kids and
> that control does not tragically disappear at 18. I do not contemplate
> having any problem at all with NOT ALLOWING >something as stupid as what
> this author allowed or supported. What are you basing your statements
> on? Parenting experience or memories of your own youthful >angst? I am a
> parent and I am halfway through the course. It can be done well and it
> isn't that hard. Just like it wasn't that hard to teach my son
> mathematics.
> Bob Hansen

Generally speaking, parenting isn't done well by a parent who thinks it
isn't hard.

--Louis A. Talman
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver


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