Mudcat Café message #3490079 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #149881   Message #3490079
Posted By: Amos
13-Mar-13 - 10:44 PM
Thread Name: BS: Psychobabble!
Subject: RE: BS: Psychobabble!
"It takes a village to raise a child" is an aphorism, a saying. Taking it literally would be misguided. It's a fucking figure of speech. As such it requires intelligent, contextual interpretation if it is to be applied. It is like "a stitch in time aves nine" or "look before you leap"==you can apply them intelligently or idiotically. Come on, now.