"To me it is the same question as 'How do we increase the number of people in our society who have well-developed capacities for trust, for empathy, and for affection?'..."
"A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Although it is now commonplace in the West to see mothers wearing their babies, it is still not very common to see a mother with her toddler strapped to her back..."
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In this talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity, rather than undermining it.
"Letting babies 'cry it out' is an idea that has been around since at least the 1880s when the field of medicine was in a hullaballoo about germs and transmitting infection..."
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