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Making Us Behave

On laws that treat us like kids . . . for our own good. By me, in The Washington Post. Click here to read the whole thing.

Note: My father pointed out to me that I mention two house rules in the piece (as you’ll see), but named only one, apparently violating one of his rules. So I’ll tell you. The other house rule does not involve flossing or hand-washing, and I’ve always found telling the truth to be overrated. The other rule is about thank-you notes. You can read more about those here.

(graphic by Michelle Kondrich)

Read the rest here.

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