Should we blame the government?
Should we blame the fire
Or the Doctors who allowed him to expire?
'Blame Canada', South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
Parents have always blamed their children's behaviour on other influences: They've complained about videogames that depict violence; rock 'n' roll music that encourages rebellion; comic books that promoted a celebration of the individual; and quite possibly cave drawings that showed their uncle being gouged by a sabre-tooth tiger.
But should parents really be looking closer to home? How much should a parent be held responsible for the behaviour of their children? How much can they be?
Are parents totally to blame for unruly children?
Can you remember if you told your parents everything you did as a child?
Do you think your children keep things from you? How does that make you feel?
At what age can we say that a child is fully aware of the consequences of their actions? And what age should we be able to expect the same from an adult?
Who has the greater influence over a child's morals - their family, their teachers, their friends or their pop idols?
Graphic supplied by Community Artist Amy the Ant.