I learned some very important life lessons today.
I learned them from listening to a short interview with a 3-year-old and a 5-year-old.
It seems the 5-year-old thought it would be good to “help” her younger sister by cutting her hair for her.
When the father interviewed his two girls for the radio a few weeks later to ask why they made these choices, streams of brilliant philosophical insights ensued from their lisping mouths.
Be warned that listening to this less-than-three-minute clip is NSFW (not safe for work). It’s not due to strong language or inappropriate content, but because you will most likely be choking coffee out your nostrils unto innocent pieces of paper lying nearby. (Don’t say I didn’t warn you.)
I introduce to you two great sages of the universal human condition: two young siblings caught in unauthorized haircutting—
(Thanks to Susanna B. for drawing my attention to this wonderful radio story.)