So the question might be…are the little yellow guys reflecting society or is society reflecting its mood onto the little yellow guys? The wise person knows the little yellow guys reflect society.
The method is to treat the child with respect. it is to treat the child as important as you are. it is treating him with the same respect with which you wish for him/her to treat others, you and him/herself.
The subject we’re going to talk about is corporal punishment in the home and schools – the pros and cons, the rights and wrongs – and how it can affect an individual, you and me, a community, an entire nation – parents and non-parents alike.
The old adage, “Do as I say, Not as I do,” has not worked in the past and certainly does not work today, when children are exposed to a plethora of ideas, styles and limitless options they can sample.
There is no difference whatsoever between corporal punishment and abuse and those who think otherwise are deluding themselves. Corporal punishment is a pseudonym for abuse. (Shakespeare enters, stage left: “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”, thus meaning the names of things do not matter, only what things are).