In the Bible, the book of Proverbs opens with these words:
"The proverbs of Solomon, David's son who was king of Israel, given to
grasp wisdom and discipline, to understand deep thoughts, to acquire the
discipline of wise behavior - righteousness and justice and fairness -
to give insight to gullible people, to give knowledge and foresight to
the young."Any parenting book will tell you that the best way to teach plan-fulness or foresight to young people is to model it. Someone should tell Congress.