winetarelli posted:thistlintom posted:
Report that Americans, especially younger ones, are stressed. Maybe we have done a poor job of raising children and allowing them to deal with issues and conflicts as they grow up. Overprotection does not enable children to grow up and deal with problems they are eventually going to have to deal with properly.
The Coddling of the American Mind. Greg Lukainoff and Jonathon Haidt.
I read The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt and thought it was excellent. He also believes that kids do not have enough free time to play, which helps in their development