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Education/Homeschool

How Social Darwinism Weakened the Home

Author: 
Nancy Pearcey

Do kids today need their parents? Since much of their socialization takes place in school and scouts and soccer league, we sometimes get the impression children really don't need their parents much any more. A new ideology is spreading rapidly in our culture that stresses children's autonomy, an ideology that suggests to parents that continuous supervision of their children is neither necessary nor particularly healthy.

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References:

1. Carl N. Degler, At Odds: Women and the Family In America from the Revolution to the Present (New York: Oxford University Press, 1980), p. 5.

2. John Demos, Past, Present, and Future: The Family and the Life Course In American History

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