September 15, 2009

Love, Withheld and Otherwise

Today seems to be my day for links to columnists. It's because I'm juggling three freelance assignments at once and am resorting to hit-and-run posts.

Alfie Kohn
is a respected and influential somewhat radical scholar on education and children. I agree with what he says here as a utopian ideal; in practice I find it extremely difficult to live up to. Too often, one feels unconditional love but its outer expression looks conditional in response to the apparent demands of social life.

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