Tuesday, April 29, 2003 Radio Show
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SARS Scares School
A school in Ohio closes down for a couple of days after some students return from a trip to Toronto. America, once the home of the brave, is becoming more and more the home of the fearful... and narcissistic. Why didn't the parents who were afraid that their child might be exposed to SARS just keep them home? Why shut down the entire school?
The Language Police
Guest: Diane Ravetch, author of The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Can Learn.
The Bad Seed
Are some bad people just born bad? Is the notion of a child being "a bad seed" valid? Can good parents raise a bad child? Can evil impulses be dissipated by teaching a child good values? Dennis deals with these nature versus nurture questions. Callers relate their own experiences.