When someone opens up a pomegranate and harvests the seeds for you, you eat them quite jollily and without much thought. When you do the harvesting yourself, you take your time eating them, very slowly, because you know the work you put into it.
That’s why children should never do their own laundry, then they would think twice before jumping in a stream, or romping through some muddy soil, pretending to be an overgrown beetle.
Children should never think twice before romping in mud. Neither should anyone else. We should just not do laundry and accept being dirty in public.
Seeing a muddy stain on someone’s shirt would not repulse, but rather make people wonder what kind of wild adventure brought about such a stain.
Excuse me, but where did you get that wonderful muddy stain?
Oh, this old thing? I turned a refrigerator box into a submarine and was exploring the Mariana Trench. You should see the one on my other pair of jeans.