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Unformatted text preview: By the time my sister came around, my parents seemed to take on a new philosophy to rearing children. My sister was raised with the new age policy of the “time-out” and groundings, but the goal of the punishments were the same; to correct the child’s behavior. Although, I may feel that the way my behavior was corrected may be a more efficient or faster method of correction, the outcome is the same. I also believe that the difference of behavior correction methods needs to be different for males and females because males are more prone to violence and women shouldn’t get used to being struck. I sometimes question why there were such contrasts in the philosophies used to raise my sister and I, but despite the different paths taken, the destination was the same. Although the practices were different they yielded the same end result....
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- Fall '08
- Sociology, Sibling, end result, different teaching methods, old school principles, new age policy