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 to be raised, we'd thaw her out and do the job right.
The day passed and I didn't freeze Evie. As I gave the idea more thought, I had trouble seeing how the plan wouldn't turn me into Jabba the Hutt, solving the problem of...
is coauthor of LadyLike (Concordia 2015). She has written for a variety of websites, magazines, and books. Her day job is housewife, church lady, and school mom.Get Salvo in your inbox! This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #36, Spring 2016 Copyright © 2023 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo36/thawed-thinking