Children are to be loved, not used or sentimentalized…

Posted February 9, 2018 1:15 pm by Editor

Children are to be loved, not used or sentimentalized…

Charles Dickens did a world of good by bringing the plight of Victorian children to the forefront of everyone’s consciousness; Tiny Tim, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist and Pip were real-life characters somewhere in that world. There they were seen and treated as tools and opportunities for unscrupulous and grasping grownups. But the swing of the pendulum went a degree or two too far – children suddenly became sentimentalized…

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