Twenty-eight years after the complete ban on the physical punishment of children in Finland: trends and psychosocial concomitants.
The decline in physical punishment was associated with a similar decline in the number of murdered children. Respondents who had been exposed to higher amounts of physical punishment than average scored significantly higher on alcohol abuse, depression, mental health problems, and schizotypal personality.
Do your kids a favor. Don’t beat them up…
A cure for prejudice: Trust, but verify. Trust yourself, but verify. Trust your friend, but verify. Trust your local politician, but verify. Trust your mom, but verify.
At the same time, in the home of a politician that values feelings over facts:
– Dad, I think there’s a monster under my bed!
– Yes, son. You must always ask daddy for help checking under the bed and in the closet before you go to sleep because there can really be monsters there!
Defining/scary moments in life:
- The first time you realize mom and dad don’t have all the answers.
- The first time you realize your doctor doesn’t have all the answers.
- The first time you realize there are questions that have no answers.
Unwillingness to understand must be one of the shortest paths to idiocy…
This stays between us, I promise! However, since we live in opposite sides of town…
The right thing is not necessarily a good thing, sometimes it’s just the least bad alternative, and when you find yourself resorting to a lot of least bad alternatives you might want to stop and think about where your life is heading.
What’s good for your nerves may not always be good for your results, and vice verse.