Does constant coddling of the weaker members of society hold humanity back from reaching it's full potential? Explain your thoughts?

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  • 4 weeks ago
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    Yes. It's bad for social, mental and emotional development, and significantly impairs young people's ability to build self-confidence, so they can have the emotional maturity to make it in the world when they become adults, who will be expected to be able to do all the things they've been coddled all their life and not allowed to do, and now suddenly supposed to now do on their own. This is why we now have a generation of scared, depressed, and significantly spiked rate of suicide happening in generation Z.

    Sometimes you need to fall down to learn that it's not that bad, and that's it's actually really easy to pick yourself up again. And without living through these falls, it is nearly impossible to know how to be successful, because you've not learned anything by past failures and mistakes, and fear always holds people back, so by not letting young people have these rites of passage, prevents them from ever being able to really reach their full potential in life. And I feel like many millenials and gen Z'ers are too afraid to make it in a capitalist world, and this is why they're being naively persuaded that somehow socialism is the answer.

    "The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one." Elbert Hubbard

    “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” Winston Churchill

    • Eisbär
      Lv 7
      4 weeks agoReport

      Thanks, I actually feel bad for our younger generations because their overbearing older generations are raising them to fear life because they won't let them live it...

  • NiJo
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    Undoubtedly. BUT, is reaching our full potential worth throwing away our values? Like most political solutions, a delicate balance is required. 

  • 4 weeks ago

    Ya it does. Now we have women winning rape cases and **** and we can't hit our kids for no reason ugh it's like we're regressing.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Blue states have to pay for the welfare of red states and their wrecked economies that's just how it is.

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    I bet big money you are pathetically weak in an actual fight cracker. 

    • Henry4 weeks agoReport

      Your people were too weak to avoid being taken forcefully from your own land.

  • 4 weeks ago

    I will answer in an indirect manner by saying , America was not founded or built by the unmotivated and underachievers ,,,,,,, but there sure are a lot of them now .

    Where the Hell did they all come from ?

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    By that logic, murder of the useless would have to be OKAY.  

    By that logic, you are not allowed to view value in human life for the sake of being human.  Which would then allow for people to be classified as subhuman and again, we get back to our, it's okay to kill them then, bit.

    Also, by that logic, as soon as you yourself failed to be considered useful, you too would have to be killed for the good of society.

    Not so enticing is it?  


    EDIT:  Uh, no.  You just described Eugenics.  This is the long version of your question in case you've not realized it. 

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