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

Advertisements

2 Comments to “The True and False Self”

  1. In a word . . .

    Bollocks!

    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.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: