The True and False Self

by duncanr

according to this theory, if you don’t let kids be themselves, i.e., greedy, selfish, obnoxious, manipulative arseholes, they’ll have problems developing into well-balanced, adjusted, productive adults


2 Comments to “The True and False Self”

  1. In a word . . .


    We had two kids, both brought up to be polite, considerate and to be respectful of the opinions and outlook of others.

    These are still the values and behaviours that they exhibit today, now that they are aged 28 and 26.

    Maybe they’re degenerate into being lawyers, politicians or traffic wardens tomorrow; let’s see.


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