Category Archives: Children and play

Thoughts on an aspect of parenting – the growing dependency on the “social parent”

Here’s a thought I had: I should first point out that this article involves parenting and that I am not a parent. I certainly would not describe myself as all that knowledgeable about parenting.  But this puts me in a … Continue reading

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Some initial thoughts on “screen sickness” – a new form of “mis-adaption” and “mis-growth” – conflicts with the real world

Here’s a thought I had: There is something which I call “screen sickness”.  This can be described as a condition where people begin to live through some form of a “screen”.  In other words, the “screen” creates a new world … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “the addiction” – aspects of the technology addiction

Here’s a thought I had: In a previous article I wrote of my early experiences with computers (Some thoughts on my early experience with computers).  Basically, in 1979 or 1980 I got my own personal computer.  You could play computer games … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the struggle with awareness and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I have always felt that there is a struggle with being aware when we are born.  For some, the residue of this continues for a big part of our life.  In fact, it seems to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the post cold war generations – some observations . . .

Here are some observations I’ve made: Beginning in the early 1990’s I noticed a change in the kids.  To me, this was rather dramatic.  In fact, it was so dramatic that I kept making this statement over and over again:  “where … Continue reading

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Thoughts on modern attention problems – the ‘oversensitized personality’ – problems of an ‘absorbing-dominated’ lifestyle

It seems to me that we are beginning to see more problems with attention recently.  Though this is usually looked at as a children’s problem I think it is just as prevalent with adults.  There are many forms and difficulties … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how modern schooling undermines kids – the ‘education sickness’

In a recent conversation with someone I stated some interesting things about the school system.  It basically amounted to this: I feel that the modern school system is not good for many kids. In fact, I feel it is often unhealthy … Continue reading

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