August 18, 2008

Where Not to be a Child

The worst place in the Western world to be a child is Britain reports UNICEF; Theodore Dalrymple calls it Childhood's End.

The British, never fond of children, have lost all knowledge or intuition about how to raise them; as a consequence, they now fear them, perhaps the most terrible augury possible for a society.

Posted by Jill Fallon at August 18, 2008 8:07 AM | Permalink