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Poisonous pedagogy – For Your Own Good 

In her book For Your Own Good the Swiss psychologist Alice Miller describes the traditional methods of upbringing in the nineteenth century, which she calls ‘poisonous pedagogy’. Practitioners of poisonous pedagogy believe, she writes, that ‘adults are the masters (not the servants) of the dependent child’, that they ‘determine in godlike fashion what is right and what is wrong,’ that when an adult it is angry it is the fault of the child, that ‘the child’s will must be “broken” as soon as possible.’ She then lists false information that has been passed on from generation to generation and dutifully accepted by the young. Here is the complete list.



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