Policy Spotlight

Interestingly, as a parent i have never actually read this policy of ours on war toys. Reblogged from the unofficial Twin Oaks Blog

Running in ZK

How does a nonviolent community deal the ubiquity of war toys in the lives of children? Here’s one of a few policies addressing war toys. Super Soakers are specifically banned. This is also a great example of the informal (sometimes annoyingly so) style of Twin Oaks policy.

War Toys Policy (1992)
Revised Child Board Policy on TOYS THAT SHOOT PROJECTILES, CAP GUNS, KNIVES, and SQUIRT GUNS November 18, 1992

TOYS THAT SHOOT PROJECTILES
Bows and arrows, slingshots of any sort (rubberbands and paper clips, pencils, etc.)  ANYTHING that shoots actual things.
Must be used ONLY • with close adult supervision • for target shooting (not at animal or person) • where the people around are either involved or ok with it • outdoors

CAP GUNS 9/9/93
Based on the input on the proposed cap-gun policy, the CB has decided to ban them for the following reasons: 1. Noise – even…

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a funologist, memeticist and revolutionary. Can be found in the vanity bin of Wikipedia and in locations of imminent calamity. buckle up, there is going to be some rough sledding.

One response to “Policy Spotlight”

  1. richard w. lisko says :

    this post reminds me of a great anti war toy movie with robin williams and joan cusack called Toys. it made me want to cry.

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