Typical Responses

In relation to the daily question, one boy answered that he would choose to control the magistrate that ordered his commitment, get a release from custody, and move to Mexico. The next boy said he could not think of anyone he wants to control. The next fellow also wanted to control his judge to obtain a pardon. Another boy said he wanted to control his mother, so she wouldn't call his probation officer every time he disobeyed her. Another said he wanted to control Bill Gates so he could get some money. Finally it came around to me and I said I would like to control my supervisor so she would appreciate me a little more and perhaps give me a raise.

In asking the boys about this existential question, they agreed it required some thought. They also agreed it was a fantasy to imagine being able to control someone else, because they had encountered great frustration in not being able to persuade judges or mothers from doing their duty (except for the boys from codependent families). This gives an opening for discussion on how much control we have over others, or how much control we surrender to others, and why we do it.

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