— Yesterday, I listed my three Free-Range wishes. Then Kenny Felder came up with this great idea:
It might make an interesting blog if you invited all your readers to submit their 1-3 Free Range wishes. Here are mine.
1. I wish more people had the common sense that Lenore Skenazy displays every single day.
2. I wish that people who make and enforce laws about danger were required to base them on statistics. You’re allowed to think and feel whatever you want, but before your thoughts and feelings pass into laws and judgments, they have to be based on facts.
3. In particular, I wish that the government could not make anything “illegally dangerous to children” that is *less* dangerous–that is, less probable to lead to serious injury and/or death–than driving them to a movie.
So — what are yours? – L