It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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It's hard to know if what you say about compulsory education in theory would work out in practice. I exercised my freedom to not apply myself in grade school, but now have regrets. Do all children possess the requisite perspective to make informed decisions on their own behalf? I for one would have dropped out of school early on to pursue a career as a professional athlete or musician - and I would have been no wiser or better off for doing it.
Play counters the tendency to dominate, in humans and in other mammals.
Can free-range parenting laws and city proclamations help restore kids’ freedom?
Part two: overcoming the social isolation society has imposed on children.
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