Is Freezing a Human Being Really Humane?

Children between the ages of 18 months and four years are terrible people. I say this because I have lived with quite a few of them. One trying day, when the difficulties of life were compounded immeasurably by the existence of a three-year-old among them, I had an epiphany. I should put the three-year-old in the freezer. When I was healthy again, when there weren't so many other besetting problems, when we had the resources to raise her like all people deserve...

 

is housewife to a Lutheran (Missouri Synod) pastor; they have seven children. She has written for a number of websites, magazines, and books.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #36, Winter 2018 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo36/thawed-thinking