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Teaching Children to Honor their Inner Wisdom

  Babies and very young children trust themselves completely. Only after they’ve been domesticated a bit do they begin to overwrite their inner wisdom with the ideas of right/wrong and better/worse subscribed to by the people in their lives. Ideally, we’d raise children to be fully themselves in every moment and every situation. Realistically, we need to teach them to abide by at least some social norms....