Pakchic Says: Spare the rod and spoil the child
By Zan Azlee
Several weeks ago, the issue regarding the new child act that the Minister of Women, Family and Community Development was going to table at parliament was hot on everyone’s lips.
The act was to make caning children as a form of discipline illegal. And so many people started making such a big fuss about it saying that the new act needs to be relooked at.
Apparently, the old archaic adage of ‘sparing the rod and spoiling the child’ still holds true in the 21st century when society is suppose to have matured and developed.
I feel disgusted that in this day and age, adults are still too lazy to think of the welfare of their children and would rather fall back on just hitting to scare them into submission.
After all kinds of research and studies have been done in the field of child psychology, they mean to say that picking up a stick and whacking children is still the best choice.
Now here’s the deal. It doesn’t matter if you hit your child when you are calm with the intention of disciplining him or her and not out of anger and rage. [Click to read the full article at MakChic.Com]