12.13.2007

very important question

this morning, as we sat ther eating breakfast, calvin (buji) asked a very interesting question.

if mommy was the one who gave birth to me, why do i have to have daddy's last name? why not mommy's?
i really don't kno why it is ths way exactly, not wanting to get into explaining what a patriarch society means, etc. so he instantly announces that he's going to chg his last name to LEE. then i added tht in some cultures, such as spain, a person carries both mom and dad's last names. he then immediately declares (trying to b fair to both mom & dad) then that he would do that, b both yang and lee.

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