The PC's Soviet?

From: Don Maslin <>
Date: Wed Apr 15 23:30:56 1998

On Wed, 15 Apr 1998, Russ Blakeman wrote:

> Not since the early '70's when the "hippie" (no offense long hairs) crowd
> decided to change the world to a "feels good" world and we started the whole
> "time out" concept of discipline. I had no problem with a good whack on the
> ass when I was daydreaming - it woke me up. Now it's the concept of "neither
> pass or fail as it's bad for the child's self image" crap. Anyone want to
> wonder why 14 yr olds are shooting up the schools?

You can go back rather further than that to the permissive teachings of
the late Dr. Spock. At the least, he planted the seeds for a lot of that
latter day psychobabble that precludes reasonable attempts at discipline.

                                                 - don
Received on Wed Apr 15 1998 - 23:30:56 BST

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