In article <3bcabae4$> (from Gary Nelson
> > Does such
> > behavior -- the equivalent of throwing a tantrum -- not seem childish to
> > you?

> That's the way babies get fed. For them it is very effective.

Uh, isn't that because babies are pretty much dependant on someone else
for care and feeding? The crying is about the *only* way babies can

Patrick Steele