Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The beginnings of altruism can be seen in children as early as the age of two. How then can we be so concerned that they count by the age of three, read by four, and walk with their hands across the overhead parallel bars by five, and not be concerned that they act with kindness to others?
Neil Kurshan (20th century), U.S. author. Raising Your Child to Be a Mensch, ch. 3 (1987).