Plato’s cave IRL*

In Plato's cave, this is actually illegal:

Dangerous Gun Drawing of the Day: A Kitchener, Ontario man was arrested at his child’s school, dragged to a police station in handcuffs, and strip-searched — all over a drawing of a gun his four-year-old daughter made in class.

It gets worse: The gun in the drawing turned out to be toy.

True story. Via The Daily What.

*Also, "IRL" is Internet for "in real life."

6 thoughts on “Plato’s cave IRL*”

  1. John,
    Oh, our Canadian friends. They're even more politically "correct" than us if that's possible.
    Why would this be illegal in Plato's cave? (btw … nice pic … your cat?)

  2. Certainly the most serious child welfare issue here is naming the child "Nevaeh." 
    (The article at therecord.com calls her "Neaveh," but other sources state "Nevaeh," which is more likely, unless the parents are dyslexic. "Nevaeh" sadly ranked #25 in the list of girls' names on ssa.gov for 2010.)

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