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Correcting ‘Youth’s Eternal Temptation to Arrogance’—One Bedtime Story at a Time

Correcting ‘Youth’s Eternal Temptation to Arrogance’—One Bedtime Story at a Time

“We almost never take this out because it is really fragile,” said Christine Nelson, a curator at the Morgan Library in New York. I was sitting across from her, in her office. She drew out a small navy-blue case and opened the lid. Inside, its glossy red leather binding embossed

Meghan Cox Gurdon
Meghan Cox Gurdon
8 min read
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In Praise of Boredom, Again

In Praise of Boredom, Again

In their book The Coddling of the American Mind Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff wonder where it all went wrong. How did we get to a situation where so many of our kids see themselves as fragile victims, but at the same time throw their weight around, telling the rest

Caroline ffiske
Caroline ffiske
4 min read
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