tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post6495440237429431756..comments2015-03-03T11:29:30.577-05:00Comments on Womanist Musings: Charlie Brown LiesReneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comBlogger6125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-14445451485808971242008-11-28T17:11:00.000-05:002008-11-28T17:11:00.000-05:00@Wordsmith: You might keep in mind that "Charlie ...@Wordsmith: You might keep in mind that "Charlie Brown" is a fictional character realized by adults who should know better.jgorehamhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/12948591681078814457noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-91543087967184881422008-11-26T15:16:00.000-05:002008-11-26T15:16:00.000-05:00I love Charlie Brown; have a collection of old com...I love Charlie Brown; have a collection of old comics (I still think his classic Xmas special - even if religious - is still good: about peace and goodwill and NOT presents. This my "Sunday Shame", submitted a bit early).<BR/><BR/>But I am glad you found this a good teachable moment for Destruction, about really happened, as it does not get taught at school and certainly not in most homes. You Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-52120357982002438382008-11-26T13:13:00.000-05:002008-11-26T13:13:00.000-05:00You might keep in mind that 'Charlie Brown' is als...You might keep in mind that 'Charlie Brown' is also a little boy and is only fed what adults deem necessary.Wordsmithhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/18208346803748734757noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-57344677523146050192008-11-26T07:39:00.000-05:002008-11-26T07:39:00.000-05:00I just wrote a post about Thanksgiving and the ori...I just wrote a post about Thanksgiving and the origins behind it. It seems that the Pilgrims and Native Americans weren't the first people to have a Thanksgiving, and it isn't really even about them. Thanksgiving tradition, on a national level, was about the celebration of our victories in war. Which didn't win it any points in my book. When I tried to open this topic up for discussion, most naturallycurvyhttp://naturallycurvy.wordpress.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-30673180486302520302008-11-26T03:07:00.000-05:002008-11-26T03:07:00.000-05:00I agree that children deserve to be told the truth...I agree that children deserve to be told the truth upfront. When I was in second grade (I think) we watched this cartoon on the first Thanksgiving and I remember thinking, &quot;But it didn&#39;t happen that way...&quot; because thanks to the History channel I knew at least some of the truth (yay history channel). Same thing with the truth behind Columbus day &amp; even Christmas (I never fail toT. R Xandshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/12142370339947719352noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-65218102489651504742008-11-26T01:39:00.000-05:002008-11-26T01:39:00.000-05:00Ugh. I have no patience for most state-sponsored ...Ugh. I have no patience for most state-sponsored "holidays" anymore, not since I grew up and learned the true stories behind so many of our national "pride" legends. This year, anyone who wishes me "Happy Thanksgiving" is going to get "Happy Rape and Pillage of Indigenous Cultures Day" in response.<BR/><BR/>I'm sorry you had to have this talk with the kid unexpectedly - and at the hands of Jadelynhttp://witch-words.blogspot.comnoreply@blogger.com