"What we're bequeathing our children is a childhood designed by lawyers," says Lenore Skenazy who thinks pedantic caution is replacing common sense.
"What we're bequeathing our children is a childhood designed by lawyers," says Lenore Skenazy who thinks pedantic caution is replacing common sense. "Give kids some genuine risk and they quickly learn what their limits are, and then they expand their limits. The problem is: If kids never encounter even tiny risks, they never develop that thing we call common sense."
Are university safe spaces killing intellectual growth?
Our experience of time may be blinding us to its true nature, say scientists.
- Time may not be passing at all, says the Block Universe Theory.
- Time travel may be possible.
- Your perception of time is likely relative to you and limited.
From questionable shipwrecks to outright attacks, they clearly don't want to be bothered.
- Many have tried to contact the Sentinelese, to write about them, or otherwise.
- But the inhabitants of the 23 square mile island in the Bay of Bengal don't want anything to do with the outside world.
- Their numbers are unknown, but either 40 or 500 remain.
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