Felicia Nimue Ackerman: If Internet poses dangers, how about books?
Submitted by StephenK on June 6, 2012 - 12:14pm
The News-Herald, a newspaper based in Lake County in Ohio between Cleveland and Ashtabula, carries an opinion piece by a philosophy professor at Brown University. The lead to the piece provides an interesting set-up:
Do you know what your children are doing right now? Would it reassure you to think that they are curled up in the living room, with their noses in books?
It shouldn't. Books pose a major danger to children. Let me count the ways.