Wisdom from the 4-year old

Long ago, we read Dr. Seuss’ classic tale “The Lorax” to our four year old. It is still a great book. The message still holds up. When we had finished, we discussed the book.

Mom looked him in the eye and said, “Do you see what happened? The Onceler was very greedy. He wanted more and more money and was never satisfied. He destroyed the environment, so all the animals and plants died. He was very bad.”

He thought about this for a good five seconds. He looked up and replied, “But Mom. He did make a lot of money first!”