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By Theodore Dalrymple

In Spoilt Rotten, social commentator Theodore Dalrymple (Our tradition or what's Left of It, 2009) grinds his awl at our sentimentality-centric tradition the place emotions became the yardstick of every little thing we do: secure riding, schooling, taking of accountability (none), sentimentality (everywhere). during this forensic polemic of maudlin pop culture from X-factor to large Nannies, Dalrymple wields his scalpel in any respect our sleek sacred cows. youngsters should be speechless, for as soon as, mom and dad will dangle their heads in disgrace!

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