The Economist’s review of Christian Smith’s book Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood prompts this post. The reviewer writes that the book deserves consideration from parents, I guess so! Read on …

The review ends with these words: “In the guise, often, of teaching tolerance, we are failing to ensure that our children understand how to frame moral issues and make judgments about right conduct and about what is good in life. The reason for this the author suggests, is that we are not so sure ourselves.”

Here’s a link to the review quoted above:

and a link to site for the book

Something for your university or city library to purchase? I guess it’s time for the quote from Pogo: We have met the enemy and he is us!  As parents we need to work on our own stuff!