I'm reading this thread with great interest. Lots of great thoughts flowing.
Kriston, I loved that homeschooling wish list, that kind of humor is right up my alley!!
Dave, nice to i-meet, you have lots of great thoughts to consider. I'm not really agreeing with you that sometimes there are good reasons to hurt people's feelings. Maybe if you gave some more details.....I'd like to think we can communicate in a way that respects people's,, you know.......person.
I hadn't considered how HS could be thought of or utilized as a racist or classist tool. Disturbing........