The One Subject You Really Need to Study: Your Own Childhood

Our schools teach us about trigonometry, the 100 years war and the properties of atoms – but they too often forget to address the one topic we really need to understand in order to make sense of our lives: ourselves.
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“There is perhaps no greater priority in childhood than to acquire an education: it’s in the early years that we have to push ourselves with special vigour to learn the lessons, and acquire the experience, that will help us successfully manoeuvre around the pitfalls of adult life. By studying hard and intelligently, we’ll have the best chance of avoiding a middle-age of confusion and resignation, regret and sorrow. The clue to a successful adult life – we’re repeatedly told – lies in childhood education…”

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