The attempt to preserve innocence by preserving ignorance is always doomed to fail.

Fred Clark at the Slacktivist explaining well one of my guideposts as a parent.

A couple of generations ago, it was said “How you gonna keep ‘em down on the farm when they’ve seen gay Paris?”

The trajectory of human history is toward more knowledge, more freedom, more interconnectivity. There is little any one person or group of people can do to stop that. It can be slowed, harassed, or even, as is common throughout history, vilified. But it can’t be stopped.