Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Quote of the day: Affluenza and education

" is used mercilessly to put the needs off employers and economic growth ahead of those of children and emotional well-being. Just as the needs of parents have become paramount in most modern childcare manuals, with the damaging regimes dressed up as being for the childs' good (anyone else tried 'the Contented Little Baby Book?'), so with education. The education systems of the English-speaking countries, which purport to be giving children opportunities to become richer than their parents, are actively hostile to the flourishing of creativity and emotional development."

Oliver James Affluenza

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