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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Austrialia bans kids blowing out birthday candles

The Insane rule over the world
Strict new hygiene rules for childcare centers will wrap kids in a bubble
  • Birthday candles at school to be banned
  • Doorknobs to be washed daily    

Gary Rule #1  -  People are fucking idiots.

Australia has banned kids from blowing out birthday candles on cakes at childcare centers over fears of germs spreading.

Yes, it is true.  It appears the higher your "education" the bigger fucking idiot you become.  Perhaps it really does come down to an insane form of paranoia and/or child worship (see below).

The Australian Herald Sun reports that the National Health and Research Council wants kids to bring their own cupcake with a candle to blow out instead of a shared cake.

“To prevent the spread of germs when the child blows out the candles, parents should either provide a separate cupcake, with a candle if they wish, for the birthday child and (either) enough cupcakes for all the other children … (or) a large cake that can be cut and shared,” the new guideline stated, according to the Herald Sun.
Critics say these new regulations are placing “kids in a bubble.”

“”If somebody sneezes on a cake, I probably don’t want to eat it either – but if you’re blowing out candles, how many organisms are transferred to a communal cake, for goodness’ sake?” Steve Hambleton, president of the Australian Medical Association, told the Herald Sun. “If you live in a plastic bubble you’re going to get infections that you can’t handle.”

Other new guidelines childcare centers need to follow include washing toys, doorknobs and floors every day.

George Carlin - Child Worship

Child Worship
Now, speaking of parents and speaking of bullshit, two ideas that aren't always mutually exclusive, by the way, I'd like to mention a special kind of bullshit that has taken hold in this country in the last thirty to forty years. It's a form of bullshit that really can only be called "child worship". It's child worship. It's this excessive devotion to children.
I'm talking about today's professional parents, these obsessive diaper sniffers who are overscheduling and overmanaging their children and robbing them of their childhoods.
Even the simple act of playing has been taken away from children, and put on mommy's schedule in the form of "play dates". Something that should be spontaneous and free is now being rigidly planned. When does a kid ever get to sit in the yard with a stick anymore?
You know? Just sit there with a fucking stick. Do today's kids even know what a stick is?

Isn't this really just a sophisticated form of child abuse?
 George Carlin

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