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Why is it that almost all parents want their children to enter “practical” professions?
Because they’re selfish and care more (or only) about their own needs being satisfied, rather than their children’s needs being satisfied.
They want a peace of mind, have something to brag about, they don’t want...
Telling children that their parents and teachers know everything best and that it’s the reason children should listen, is, of course, a very convenient strategy. It is also a tried and true strategy. It’s what teachers and parents have been telling children for years.
It’s the easy way. It makes t...