Who’s In Your Head?

How often have you marveled at a child doing something unusual and said, "How does he come up with these ideas?" And who hasn't been in a situation where a youngster uttered an awkward (truthful) statement they hadn't yet learned was taboo? "Out of the mouths of babes," is the default response by us grownups to reset the mood to a more comfortable programmed track.

But most would agree modern children are taught as we, and the generations before us, were taught. Children quickly learn it is valuable to be like others, to conform and not make waves. By the time we are young adults, can we even identify the origins of why we think the way we do?

For a good read and further reflection on why we think as we do please see: Who's In Your Head?

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