Prefer liberty

Dear Editor:
Who manages your life?
As a humanities teacher for a high school, I used to pass out a questionnaire. The first question was, “Who manages your life?” I got a variety of answers. Some said, “I do,” or “I do with the help of my parents.” One said, “My father.” Later I asked him, “Who will manage your life when you are an adult?” Again, he said, “My father,” then I asked, “Will he still manage your life when he is 90 years old?” Answer, “Yes.” My conclusion was that his boy will never be an independent human being.

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This story was posted on July 12, 2018.