Ep. 255 — Is the World Better Because You're in It?
Is the world better because you’re in it? The self-esteem movement ushered in sentiments like this, but what are the consequences of heaping praise on children? Dennis argues that teaching children self-control is more important than self-esteem. He then answers your questions about the arts, children’s innocence, monogamy, and the relationship between work and doing what you love.