The talk in the Tavern often wrangles over these 'pains'. Thank goodness we can be diverted by a little humour, some aeroplanes, some song and dance and fine glasses of Ale instead of ail and wail.
Resistance to 'fixing' the problems lies at the root of many ongoing further problems.
It is not just the 'woman-man' thing either.
Think about it.
Consider just why this is running in the Spirits Bar.
Teacher and Principal Tell 6 Year Old Student She Can't Talk About Religion in School
The parents of a six-year-old girl said their daughter was humiliated when a teacher interrupted the child’s one-minute speech and told her to sit down because she’s “not allowed to talk about the Bible in school,” attorneys for the California family allege.
The incident occurred Dec. 19 inside a first grade classroom at Helen Hunt-Jackson Elementary School in Temecula, Calif. The previous day the teacher instructed boys and girls to
"find something at home that represented
a family Christmas tradition."
They were supposed to bring the item to school, and share the item in a classroom presentation.
Brynn Williams decided to bring the Star of Bethlehem that adorned the top of her family’s Christmas tree. She also worked on a one minute presentation to explain that her family’s tradition is to remember the birth of Jesus at Christmas time.
“Our Christmas tradition is to put a star on top of our tree,” the little girl said. “The star is named the Star of Bethlehem. The three kings followed the star to find baby Jesus, the Savior of the world.”
Before the child could utter another word, the teacher intervened, according to Robert Tyler, the general counsel for Advocates for Faith & Freedom – the law firm representing the Williams family.
“Brynn’s teacher said, ‘Stop right there! Go take your seat,’” Tyler said. “Bryn was not allowed to finish her presentation by reciting the Bible verse, John 3:16.”
Tyler said the little girl was the only student in the class not allowed to finish her presentation.
“She confirmed there was no way Brynn could finish that presentation,” the disappointed mom told me. It was to protect the other students from being offended by Brynn’s presentation.”
http://townhall.com/columnists/toddstarnes/2014/01/15/teacher-and-principal-tell-6-year-old-student-she-cant-talk-about-religion-in-school-n1779456But a talk about the Koran would have been treated with great respect, of course.
Have a drink before you are driven to drink.