Calvin A 6-year-old boy who thinks like a grown-up and fantasizes like a child. Calvin is very frenetic, ... The thing I like about him is that he's very curious, and everything in the world is new to him.
I know the world isn't fair, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?
It took hundreds of years for these woods to grow, and they leveled it in a week. It's gone. After they build new houses here, they'll have to widen the roads and put up gas stations, and pretty soon the whole area will just be a big strip. Eventually there won't be a nice spot left anywhere. I wonder if you can refuse to inherit the world.
I'm yet another resource-consuming kid in an overpopulated planet, raised to an alarming extent by Hollywood and Madison Avenue, poised with my cynical and alienated peers to take over the world when you're old and weak.
So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it.
At school, new ideas are thrust at you every day. Out in the world, you'll have to find the inner motivation to search for new ideas on your own.
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