#17 – Peaceful Parenting, Rethinking Paradigms, Challenging Spanking

PEACEFUL PARENTING / THOUGHTFUL PARENTING / PARENTING WITH PURPOSE

 

 

  • Throw out “how you were raised”, and try and build a parental strategy from the ground up.
  • Different times
  • Lots of things we take for granted are not based on objective reality, but emotional convenience

 

 

PERSONAL AWAKENING

 

 

  • What kind of relationship do I eventually want with my kids?
  • Love
  • Mutual Respect
  • Accepting each other’s humanity
  • Good Friends
  • Based on Fear or on Reason?

 

 

 

  • What kinds of skills do my kids need to make it in the real world?
  • Critical Thinking
  • Questioning Everything (especially established norms)
  • Determining what is objective reality
  • Reasoned logic
  • Self-Aware of own biases
  • Always Learning

 

 

 

  • How you see the State is often a reflection of how you view parenting, and vice versa?

 

 

 

  • Previous Parenting Philosophy
  • Current Parenting Philosophy: Consultant / Guide

 

 

 

  • Moral Hypocrisy of Churches, military, & the State
  • Living a life consistent with Principles

 

 

 

  • Reliving Past Childhood Trauma

 

 

 

  • Self-Aware of my own selfishness
  • Shower with Jack
  • Empathy

 

 

KEY CONCEPTS

 

 

  • Drill Sergeant vs. Hippie

 

 

 

  • Third-way: Consultant / Guide

 

 

 

  • Logical Knowledge

 

 

 

  • Computer Analogy
  • Hardware (Developing)
  • Software (Self-Aware AI)

 

 

 

  • Artificial vs. Natural Consequences

 

 

 

  • Self-Discipline (internal) vs. Obedience (external)

 

 

 

  • Parental Strategy
  • Early ages, much more physical restrictions
  • As Hardware develops, allow more freedom in software

 

 

 

  • Empathy

 

 

 

  • Self-Awareness

 

 

 

  • “Do as I say, not as I do” – Parental Moral Hypocrisy

 

 



APPLICATION

 

 

  • Spanking as a Tool
  • Pluses and Minuses

 

 

 

  • Christmas Gifts

 

 

 

  • Bedtime

 

EDUCATION

 

 

  • Different Podcast?

 

 

 

  • Going backwards with end objective in mind

 

 

MORE INFORMATION

 

 

  • SchoolSucksProject.com

 

 

 

  • Facebook Groups