The biggest deterrent to learning is

"That’s not what Mommy and Daddy said."
I know I do a lot of complaining about my parents but I wouldn’t be hurt by them so badly if, deep inside me, I wasn’t carrying quite a torch for them. The above quote mentions the conflict.

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… sail on silver girl …

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I was thinking it was public education.


I think that carries the same principle.

I think 5 is the age one starts to look at other adults and compare to their own and thinking “That’s not the way mother does it.”, etc.