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sheepcat's Avatar Jump to comment 30 by sheepcat

The key to kids minds is not in what they are exposed to but in how.

If you spend plenty of time engaging them with the way the world works and explaining from an early age that they shouldn't blindly believe anything they are told then they will do fine.

Just last night my daughter pointed at an advert for Mayonnaise and said "huh,lies eh daddy, it probably tastes like poison" to which, after I stopped laughing I pointed out that it probably was quite nice but not perhaps any better than any other brand.

School won't teach your kids to think, that is your job, it will just teach them what they need to know to pass some exams.

Wed, 04 Jul 2012 15:56:57 UTC | #948559