Unnecessary caution a curse!

In India most parents foster their children with unnecessarily exceeding caution, only to make them cowards. Children grow in a risk free environment which deprives them of the courage, skills and decision making capabilities.

For example, Though not intentionally, nature is very often portrayed as an enemy to human beings. A usual parent teaches his/her child to be cautious about snakes in this way :

“Ooooooh… there are snakes out there..” the way it is uttered itself fills the child with dread, resulting in the child picturing snakes as deadly beasts. In his entre life he/she will be afraid of snakes.

if its is spoken like: “Be careful not to step on snakes “..It is a positive method.

Parents have to be very cautious about the way they speak to their child. Even the slightest of negative influences can cause terrible blows to their child’s mental strength.


The World Would Never Benefit From Einstein’s Genius If He Was Born Today …

Just what I have been planning to tel..

The Musings Of An Opinionated Sod [Help Me Grow!]

As I’ve said numerous times, while I am a massive advocate of learning, I have a lot of issues with the way certain bodies approach it – from treating it as a profit centre to creating an environment of qualification inflation.

That said, one thing I particularly loathe is how more and more schools are segregating their students into groups from a very early age.

While putting people in the right learning set is obviously important to aid their development, my issue is that it seems to be less about the students ‘pace’ of learning and more about where the school thinks that individuals ‘place’ in the society will be.

Asia is particularly bad at this.

Singapore actively filters students from a young age.

Through a series of exams and tests, they determine who they believe will be the most successful in life and split them off from the…

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World Earth Day

Plant a tree in your backyard..

The importance of preserving our ecological aspects is known to every human being. Still we are recklessly slaughtering our planet for short term goals. The youth must come forward for making a change. Do plant a tree in your backyard on this World Earth Day. Every tree planted have a role in proliferating a green planet in the future. If those reading this take this seriously we could make a big change..