Monday, December 2, 2013

The kids don’t play any more

"In hunter-gatherer societies, children play constantly until late adolescence. But today, as Prof. Whitebread observes, play has been almost squeezed out of their lives by a risk-averse society, by our separation from nature and by our widespread cultural assumption that “earlier is better.”"

Excellent article by Margaret Wente at The Global and Mail.

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