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Madder, Badder, Sadder

Noel Wilson

Just kids, aged nine to twelve, so you wouldn't expect any great insights from them about the world, would you? I asked them how they thought houses would be different when they grew up. Most thought they'd be bigger and better. One thought they would be smaller because people would have fewer children, and one predicted a few big houses for the rich and many small ones for the poor. Nothing surprising in all that. Just stuff they pick up from their older brothers and sisters or their parents. Or the media. If you ask trite questions you get trite answers.

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