My former student Brett Harris shows that he was paying attention when our literature class studied irony. But notice his overall point:
Young people have absolutely NOTHING to offer. The sooner they realize this and stop trying to do grownup stuff the better for everyone.
For example, this 13-year-old girl got so overwhelmed visiting a neonatal unit in Kenya that she ran outside and passed out!
LET’S FACE IT: Young people are too incompetent and irresponsible to make a difference in the world. They should focus on staying entertained and out of the way.
Unfortunately, this girl didn’t learn her lesson the first time. [Read more…]