autonomy

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What do runway models think about?

I mentioned in an earlier post that my daughter, Mica, was being pursued by modeling agencies. She is obviously very pretty, but so were my other two daughters and I kind of thought they had more substance than just their beauty, so I never looked into marketing it. And perhaps that is just a rationalization-I … Continue reading

The Last Free Child?

How much freedom should a child have? Should a child be allowed to play near the camp fire and handle knives, as Jared Diamond describes one indigenous child-rearing practice in The World until Yesterday? We would say, no, that is abuse and neglect but the tribe says children are autonomous human beings and they will … Continue reading