Remembrance Day was coming up, and the nursery school teacher took the opportunity to tell her class about patriotism.
“We live in a great country,” she said. “One of the things we should be happy is that, in this country, we are all free.”
One little boy came walking up to her from the back of the room. He stood with his hands on his hips and said “I’m not free!”
Taken aback by the boy’s positive attitude, she said, “well, at your age I will admit that you are not allowed to do anything you want, but what I meant is that your family can do anything that is legal. Now, do you understand that you are free?”
“No — I’m NOT free,” he said looking up defiantly, “I’m four!”