Friday, April 28, 2006

Corrupters of youth

The free access which many young people have to romances, novels, and plays has poisoned the mind and corrupted the morals of many a promising youth; and prevented others from improving their minds in useful knowledge. Parents take care to feed their children with wholesome diet; and yet how unconcerned about the provision for the mind, whether they are furnished with salutary food, or with trash, chaff, or poison?

Boing Boing: Predecessors of anti-game hysteria: anti-novel, anti-waltz, anti-phone!

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