Between the ages of about 13-22, the average American is dumber than your average 8 year old, and this effect is probably greater for women. An 8 year old can read and do simple math, and their instincts are really good. "Daddy that reporter on the TV looks creepy. Is he a bad guy?" Those adolescents however, are in the peak of their societal programming. "You're so smart... you can change the world... THOSE people are bigots, not you though, you're special... you can change the climate... God? What God? God is the universe and you're part of the universe, you're god!...""A parent..."
"Anyone else see the problem?"
Yeah...father isn't mentioned.