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For about a year already, I’m actively fighting anti-institutionalization campaigns who incorrectly use the word “orphanage” instead of “children’s home”. I’m happy that more and more campaigns, charities, and foundations are opening their eyes, and are attempting to use it correctly. This includes the Lumos Foundation, which I have criticized harshly through time, primarily as their spokesperson and founder Joanne Rowling has shown a massive amount of ignorance through time. Hence I would like to thank Lumos specifically for attempting to use it more correctly, with the added comment that

Nowadays it is a true blaming game… Yes, as most of you could have guessed already, who is responsible for the fact that many young persons are highly offensive… Are it the parents? – No. Are it the teachers? – No. Are it the family? – No. Are it the young persons themselves? – Partially, but the answer actually remains, No. So who are the actual problem you might ask? Well, it shouldn’t be hard to figure this one out yourselves, as what does most youth watch? Yes, indeed, the

What is the most common form of discrimination? Probably you will start thinking about mental health, skin colors, nationalities or gender preferences… It might come as a shock, but none of them is right. When I would use the words pediaphobia, ephebiphobia and the resulting adultism you would probably be confused, as these are words you might not recognize, but all related to the most common form of discrimination, which is ageism. In easy way of explaining, pediaphobia is fear of infants and children, ephebiphobia fear of youth/young persons, and adultism