This Commercial Says We Are Doomed
Based on a recent commercial I have seen, what they will find is scary. They will see the beginning of the end of civilization as we know it.
The commercial I am referring to is a commercial for a washing machine.
A father is seen running with a teddy bear. He is panicked. He is yelling to his wife as you hear a crying baby in the background.
“Quick, I spilled coffee on Pookey, start the special quick wash cycle on our new ‘Clean-e-clean’ washing machine!”
“Did you give her the back-up Pookey?”
“This is the back-up Pookey!”
They then demonstrate why the new ‘Clean-e-clean’ washing machine is so fast and good.
Mom grabs the now clean Pookey and races toward the sound of the crying baby, as the dad yells,
“Hurry, and don’t let her see the fear in your eyes.”
Is this vignette in today’s parenting even a little bit accurate? Is it supposed to be funny?
I think it is child brutality. Catering to an infant in this way, coddling a baby to the point that you are in fear of having that child being upset or disappointed for even a minute is child abuse. Beating and severely punishing a child is liable to send a sociopath into society, what kind of person is this abuse going to produce?
It is going to produce a wimpy, spoiled, self-important brat. It will produce a generation of people who expect everything to come easy, who do not know difficulty or disappointment, a generation that expects hand-outs, free everything, and expects others to deliver all the free everything on a platter. It is going to produce a generation of miserable, annoying unhappy dependent losers.
Years from now the survivors of this cataclysmic parenting will try and reconstruct history.
“It looks like a gigantic meteor hit and volcanic activity destroyed the giant reptiles that used to roam the earth. I wonder what happened to the humanoids that later dominated the planet?”
“Wait, I think I’ve found something. Look at this old video of what appears to be an advertisement for a washing machine.”
“OMG, what a horror! An unseen infant seems to be the boss and is calling all the shots. Look at the fear, the terror in what appears to be the parents of this monster.”
“This is terrifying, what must have happened when a generation of these infants grew up?”
“Oh the humanity!”