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"What if?" - A Children's Story by Dr. Goose

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I love reading stories to kids.

How about you?

Here's one of my favorites.

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A modern classic!

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WHAT IF?

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(An exercise for the imagination!)

by Dr. Goose

What if we made food so delicious that people couldn't stop eating even when they weren't hungry?

What if we made computer games that were so much fun, children didn't want to play outside with other kids anymore but just sat in their houses and got fat?

What if we had devices to help us find our way around and people eventually forgot how to use a map?

What is guns were so easy to buy that our country ended up with more guns than people and everyone was getting shot all of the time?

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What if there were computer applications that could make paintings, write songs, poems, even whole novels, and people rarely bothered to create anything original anymore?

What if practically every device we bought had a camera and people could think of nothing else to do other than take photos of themselves?

What if we were surrounded by so much violence all of the time, the only people who ever mentioned world peace were beauty-pageant contestants?

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John Rachel has a B.A. in Philosophy, and has written eight novels and three political non-fiction books. His political articles have appeared at OpEdNews, Russia Insider, The Greanville Post, and other alternative media outlets. Since (more...)
 

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