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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Children Children, who are exploited by a materialistic society Children, valued more as future consumers than for the creative potential they embody Children, who are considered belonging to their parents rather than individuals in their own right Children, who are expected to become the child their parents want them to be instead of who they were created to be. Children Children, who are anger Children, who are Children, who are cannot vote Children, who are considered disrespectful when they express righteous expected to be nice and make adults look good virtually voiceless in our democracy because they presumed not to have the same rights as adults. Children Children, who will eventually shape our society and become its leaders Children, who are all born with promise and creativity Children, who will become adults filled with hope or disdain, depending on how they experienced childhood Children, who will take care of us when we are frail and elderly, in the same way we treated them when they were children. —Barbara Oehlberg COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL