“You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.”
– Galileo Galilei
How can we trust our young adults when we never learned to trust ourselves?
A NEW PARADIGM OF LEARNING
Most of us were raised to believe that parents are meant to guide young adults based on our beliefs. School and other values we hold dear are an extension of this externally imposed system of knowledge and experience. For many self-motivated teens who know their passions and learn experientially, rather than from what we or others tell them to be true, self-education in its various forms may be a better fit. What worked for us (law school, saying no to body art or that exercise regimen) may not work for them.
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