Raising children has never seen so complicated – and nor has becoming an adult. Despite living in perhaps the safest and richest era in human history, we seem to worry ever more about what children may be exposed to, from travelling alone to understanding literature, TV and games. In such circumstances, where children are increasingly protected from risk, are we making it impossible for them ever to reach adulthood in the traditional sense? More broadly, in the context of widespread concern about the legacy of the ‘baby boomers’, how should we see the relationships between generations?
Why are we afraid to judge?
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