Hitting Children Is Bad

Demon eating child, Mulkirigala

For some reason children are the only people you can hit without it being assault. Your boss can’t hit you, you can’t hit your husband or wife. That’s assault. If you assault the weakest among us, however, that’s called discipline. Why? Also, no.

Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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