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Randall Curren and Ellen Metzger

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780262036009

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262036009.001.0001

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Conclusion: The Promise of Opportunity

Conclusion: The Promise of Opportunity

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(p.181) Conclusion: The Promise of Opportunity
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Living Well Now and in the Future
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Randall Curren

Ellen Metzger

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262036009.003.0007

Human parents have not only summoned their children into life through conception and birth, they have simultaneously introduced them into a world. In education they assume responsibility for both, for the life and development of the child and for the continuance of the world. … the child requires special protection and care so that nothing destructive may happen to him from the world. But the world, too, needs protection to keep it from being overrun and destroyed....

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