Thread: Desires
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Unread February 22nd, 2006, 05:32 PM
Stephen Lankton Stephen Lankton is offline
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What about discipline? Well, it is a complicated matter and it is not certain that two people use the word to refer to the same behavior and patterns. It appears often that dicipline is meant to secure compliance. While this is important when a child is too young to understand about sticking a fork in an electric socket, it is of diminishing value as the child ages and in non-critical situations during any age. A nation of compliant children will be a nation of unthinking adults. I want my children to conduct themselves via their internal resources, clean perception, and thinking processes and not via compliance born out of fear of retaliation from a parent.

That is what parents need to learn to develop...but it takes more time, more thought... And remember what Yoda said, "the dark side is quicker, more seductive."
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