Thursday, December 20, 2007

Brittle Children

Violent Acres, again:
Being a child used to be magical. Now? Not so much. Most children nowadays seem to completely lack the ability to entertain themselves. They either need a video game to zone out in front of or a parent to plan activities for them lest they drown in a sea of banality.

I worry that we hover so much over our children that they don't get a chance to fail. We may end up with a generation suffering from the emotional equivalent of brittle bone disease.

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