The question for the child is not ‘Do I want to be good?’ but ‘Whom do I want to be like?’
Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect.
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|Birth:||28th August, 1903|
|Death:||13th March, 1990|
|Profession:||Professor, Psychologist, Writer|
Bruno Bettelheim was born in Vienna, Austria. He was an Austrian-born American child psychologist and writer. He gained an international reputation for his work on Freud, psychoanalysis, and emotionally disturbed children. He implied in several of his writings that he had written a PhD dissertation in the philosophy of education. His actual PhD was in art history, and he had only taken three introductory courses in psychology. He earned a degree in philosophy, producing a dissertation on Immanuel Kant and on the history of art. . He soon moved to Chicago and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1944 and married an American woman. The University of Chicago appointed Bettelheim as a professor of psychology and he taught there from 1944 until his retirement in 1973.
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