In the good old days, our children were raised by their parents who also educated them along with the teachers. Furthermore, a significant role in our children’s education was played by the wise philosophers of ancient Greece, the Fathers of the Church, the Three Hierarchs, and society at large.
Unfortunately, our children today are being raised by contemporary society with all its problems. The mother works. The father works. The children grow up at home with a maid or are confined to a daycare facility.
Today’s society does not help to raise and educate children.
Today’s society does not promote the values that it should. The family is mostly facing extinction. According to statistics, more than fifty percent (50%) of children grow up with either one parent or in a family whose father and mother are of the same gender. Do you need an incredible amount of intellect to understand what kind of education these children will receive?
In addition, children are growing up today under the heavy influence of the internet and social media. Here, as well, one has to scrutinize two things. What values does social media teach children? Do children possess the requisite judgement to use social media appropriately? The answers to these questions are quite obvious. READ MORE