Friday, November 18, 2011

Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.


Have you ever tried to explain the phenomenon of "tides" to a five year old?

I used to think that the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the moon and the sun and the rotation of the Earth was a relatively straightforward concept, now I'm not so certain...

4 comments:

Roddy said...

But 'WHY'! daddy?
Have you encountered the same brick wall that I struck thirty odd years ago?
What goes round comes round.

Harnett-Hargrove said...

go with Occam's razor .. works every time .. -J

Roddy said...

Having perused Occam's razor I think I will stick to the one about the moons.
So much simpler, as there is no Latin used.

Kris said...

Roddy, BAH!

HH, the simple answer is often the best!