12 September 2007

Parental wisdom I can really get behind ...

I'm less concerned that my children self-actualize at an early age than that they learn a trade and get out of the house.


this notion that humans are inherently angelic, and that it is society that corrupts them, is at the heart of much bad parenting, as well as inept schooling. Rather than help our children develop internal constraints that channel their energy and passion into productive enterprises, we end up teaching them that limits and discipline are for chumps.

read it all here
via instapundit

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