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Bring up a child when he is young …

A thought from stake conference: the new age parenting philosophy of letting a child choose his own ethics, values, and religious ideas when he comes of age fails to take into consideration that the child doesn’t wait until he “comes of age” to learn and form opinions. The philosophy also fails to take into consideration that if you don’t teach your child, someone else will, namely the media. There will inevitably be a relentless onslaught of “education” in the exact principles you don’t want your child to learn. For evidence of this, turn on the Disney Channel.

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