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5 Values We Don't Teach the Way We Should In America

katepatate Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 7:40 AM
What makes you good? What do you base your "goodness" on. If it is based on your own authority then your goodness is only as good as you think you are and that might not be good enough.
"Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late." -- Thomas Sowell

We like to think of children as innocent little angels. Of course, that's only true in the sense that there aren't any three year olds who've stabbed their cousins to death for drug money or set up a stock swindle designed to bilk senior citizens out of their life savings. Children are not naturally good. To the contrary, they begin their lives as selfish, completely self-absorbed little savages whose entire world...