self-esteem

THIS is why International Students Always Trounce Americans
Respectful Children So Rare that Restaurant Owner Gives Them a Discount

Respectful Children So Rare that Restaurant Owner Gives Them a Discount

Many of today’s children seem to have a lack of respect for others, a fact which becomes particularly apparent in their poor behavior in public.

Is Respect Vanishing from Society?

Is Respect Vanishing from Society?

By focusing so much on respect for the self, have we lost focus of the respect we owe to individuals, places, and events?

Study: Those Participation Trophies Aren’t Doing Kids Any Good

Study: Those Participation Trophies Aren’t Doing Kids Any Good

Unearned praise, we seem to have determined, is necessary to ensure that children don’t get depressed and fall further behind their peers.

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Physician: American Children ‘Immersed in a Culture of Disrespect’

Physician: American Children ‘Immersed in a Culture of Disrespect’

"Then Kyle replied, ‘Shut up, mom. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ ... Kyle is 10 years old."

Students Reject Everyone-Gets-a-Trophy Mentality

Students Reject Everyone-Gets-a-Trophy Mentality

Is it possible that young people would both do and feel better about themselves if we quit trying to make everyone equal across the board?

A Case Against Frumpiness

A Case Against Frumpiness

Instead of reflexively defending the frumpy look, do we need to rationally consider the messages that such clothes convey about us to others?

Doctor: Excusing Kids from Chores is “a Mistake”

Doctor: Excusing Kids from Chores is “a Mistake”

Eighty-two percent of today’s parents did chores as a child, but only 28 percent of them expect the same out of their own children.  

Is Society Destroying the Kind of Women Men Want?

Is Society Destroying the Kind of Women Men Want?

Today's men are uninterested in women who act as self-absorbed attention seekers.

Why Do U.S. Schools Focus So Much on Self-Esteem?

Why Do U.S. Schools Focus So Much on Self-Esteem?

Is the "I'm as good as you" concept destroying American education?

Former Teacher: 8 Negative Lessons Today’s Schools Teach

Former Teacher: 8 Negative Lessons Today’s Schools Teach

Are today’s schools simply a medium for creating a generation of mindless robots ready to do whatever they are told?

Ben Franklin’s 4 Rules for Disagreeable People

Ben Franklin’s 4 Rules for Disagreeable People

In a world where quick wit and self-interest are the norm, Franklin’s words are worthy of reflection.

C.S. Lewis’ Uncanny Foresight on the Decline of Education

C.S. Lewis’ Uncanny Foresight on the Decline of Education

"We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when I’m as good as you has fully had its way."