Friday, February 24, 2017
Analysis: CBC Statement of Two Year Old
Can we analyze the words of a two year old?
Or, is it better to analyze main stream media?
From the CBC:
Please note the headline at the link.
'I want to die,' 2-year-old refugee said during hours-long walk to Manitoba from U.S. Increasing number of refugees making their way to Manitoba via Minneapolis, immigration lawyer says Media placeholder A two-year-old member of a large group of refugees who walked into Manitoba from Minnesota on Saturday told his mom he wanted to die instead of finish the walk, a refugee from the group says.
Abdoul-Aziz Abdi Hoche, 21, was part of the group that made the two-hour journey on foot along a frozen river from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., as temperatures dropped below –20C. The walk through the snow was difficult for everybody, Hoche said, but it was especially hard for a toddler making the trip with his mother.
"He say he cannot protect in the snow," Hoche said Wednesday.
"He say, 'Mom, I want to die, you can go in the Canada. I want to die in the snow, you can go, mom, in the Canada.'"
Here, the two year old was able to articulate suicide ideation, as well as discern the notion of nation states.
He is also indicates a willingness to see his mother's life preserved.
The link is here: