Teaching 'grit' is bad for children, and bad for democracy | Curio

Teaching 'grit' is bad for children, and bad for democracy

8 mins | Sep 5, 2017

‘No whining. No complaining. No excuses.’ Success is hard and worth struggling for. Or so goes the doctrine of grit. Nicholas Tampio argues against this mentality, suggesting that it’s bad for children and often leads to stupid decisions.

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From Aeon magazine