Skip to comments.Why Spanking Does Not Work | Elizabeth Gershoff and Stefan Molyneux
Posted on 09/03/2016 8:24:21 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
New studies have failed to find even a single positive benefit to spanking children and a near endless amount of horrible effects. Dr. Elizabeth Gershoff joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss her latest study, refuting the common pro-spanking arguments, why social justice warriors have nothing to do with less aggressive parenting, associating love with physical abuse and ending the escalating cycle of violence in relationships.
Dr. Elizabeth Gershoff is a developmental psychologist, in addition to being a Faculty Research Associate and Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences at University of Texas at Austin. She recently published a revolutionary new study called Spanking and Child Outcomes: Old Controversies and New Meta-Analyses.
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Those who are not are barbarians.
So they are anti S and M. Got it.
Most parents don't need some book by some "professional" to tell them how to properly raise their kids.
Having said that, how a parent disciplines their child is nobody else's concern. Only in cases supported by compelling evidence should a parent ever be interfered with.
How did we ever survive without such "experts" for thousands of years of human history?
Here's a musical message from someone who feels otherwise.
I wonder how many times Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were spanked?
I would wager that judicious use of physical punishment is not considered in these “studies”.
Spanking has been seen as effective for millennia.
I suspect that they are using a different definition of “a single positive benefit” (isn’t that redundant?)
They could not find a single case where a child was spanked and the spanking reduced the number of times the child engaged in the bad behavior?
It strains my credulity.
I doubt that The Greatest Generation was spared the rod. May be that is why they were great. Compare The Greatest Generation to the Snowflake Generation. Sad, very sad.
What’s your opinion of telling children who are intellectually too young to reason that they are going to hell if they don’t believe the stories they’re told in Sunday School?
False premise, I would like to think you know better. Why did you post your comment?
The child in my charge does punishment exercises. If you are not going to be smart, you need to be strong. I have had the cops called on me for doing it too. I ask the officers if they had to do punishment exercises I the police academy. They all say yes. I then ask if doing those exercises was abusive or illegal. Everyone one of them laughs and walks away.
Why do you flaunt your ignorance?
Typical liberal.....start out with a premise that is inaccurate to begin with and then go on to prove that premise.
Anyone who tells a person of any age that is sorely mistaken and doesn’t understand the Bible and the way of salvation. Men go to Hell because of their sin.
BTW: What points in the video (which you haven’t watched) are in error, and why?
I never had to hit my two children, but they begged me to please whack them rather than have to listen to my verbal assaults on their bad behavior. They had boundaries, which is what a lot of kids haven’t had for the last forty years or so. This topic reminded me of the WUPPASS Academy:
This is utter nonsense.
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