Are American classes too easy?
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.
By focusing so much on respect for the self, have we lost focus of the respect we owe to individuals, places, and events?
Unearned praise, we seem to have determined, is necessary to ensure that children don’t get depressed and fall further behind their peers.
"Then Kyle replied, ‘Shut up, mom. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ ... Kyle is 10 years old."
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?
Instead of reflexively defending the frumpy look, do we need to rationally consider the messages that such clothes convey about us to others?
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.
Today's men are uninterested in women who act as self-absorbed attention seekers.
Is the "I'm as good as you" concept destroying American education?
Are today’s schools simply a medium for creating a generation of mindless robots ready to do whatever they are told?
In a world where quick wit and self-interest are the norm, Franklin’s words are worthy of reflection.
"We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when I’m as good as you has fully had its way."