Владимир vs Алексей - Questions and Answers (The child and his mother)
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A curious child asked his mother: “Mommy, why are some of your hairs turning grey?”
The mother tried to use this occasion to teach her child: “It is because of you, dear. Every bad action of yours will turn one of my hairs grey!”
The child replied innocently: “Now I know why grandmother has only grey hairs on her head.”
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What kind of child was the boy?
He is kind of smart child who can use the teaching answers of adult people to his questions to teach the adults themselves
What is the humor of the story?
The humor of the story is in what you have said “using the teaching answers of adult people to teach the adults themselves”.
Do you think that children are always that smart?
Well, judging by the mother's answer I doubt she was that smart in her childhood.
What is the sadness of the story?
The sadness of the story is that mothers lie to their children.
What is the goodness of the story?
The goodness of the story is that the children's (children's) will to survive often wins.
Why did (do) mothers lie to their children?
What mothers do you mean?
The mothers you've mentioned answering about the sadness of the story.
Now I see.
They lie because lying is motherness itself.
What do you think the mother said to the child to his reply?
I think she ignored it.
What does the mother really teach the child?
To survive through lying.