Nineveh’s Parents Held Responsible

When the archaeologists were digging in the ruins of Nineveh they came upon a library of plaques containing the laws of the realm. One of the laws read in effect, that anyone guilty of neglect would be held responsible for the result of his neglect… If you fail to teach your child to obey, if you fail to teach him to respect the property rights of others, you and not he are responsible for the result of your neglect.

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