Trauma. Our neglect of children is the ripple of out own childhood trauma. Read deMause on the history of childhood, and Robin Grille’s book, Parenting for a Peaceful World based on the work of deMause.
The history of childhood is the history of child abuse. Did you know that? Probably not. No one cares. That’s called the bystander role in childhood trauma – the ones who don’t care, who don’t look, who don’t see. An awful feeling, isn’t it. That’s the feeling of children abandoned to child abuse. You should learn more about the history of childhood. We’ve been abusing children for so long, and so frightfully, violence and sexual abuse, right up to.. today.
I don’t expect everyone to have my love of science. But science is the source of truth, and the application of scientific knowledge and the scientific method is the source of solutions. For everything.
Including court-involved complex family conflict surrounding divorce. Science: the neuro-development of the brain during childhood, regulatory and representational networks, complex trauma and the attachment system.
Science. The foundation to solution.
Craig Childress, Psy.D.
Clinical Psychologist, PSY 18857
I love science.
There’s this wonderful motivational system in our brains, called curiosity.
When curiosity is satisfied, it feels good, not like other goods, like the taste of food, or a beautiful sunset, or a loving embrace – all wonderful goods – the satisfaction of curiosity has a deep-sort of glow, that… satisfies. It feels… good when curiosity receives knowledge.
School crushes that out of us, the joy of curiosity’s satisfaction. It makes knowledge tedious and boring. It’s a product of trauma, childhood trauma. Our educational model is called the “Cathedral Schools” model from the 12th Century. Education was centered around the Cathedral and priests, learning Latin and things. We still have that model. I hate it. We need a complete overhaul of that.
School crushes curiosity, crushes joy in learning and knowledge.
I endured school. They skipped me a grade, back when I was like six. I…
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