A Nation Of Wimps | Quote 00569

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…parental pressure obscures the value of play and makes it seem like a waste of time, a distraction from the true goal of academic and vocational success. Such a dismissive attitude toward play leads kids themselves to view any activity that is not explicitly goal directed as worthless and dilatory.

Quote ID: 00569


Hara Estroff Marano


A Nation Of Wimps

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