Issues:Setting Moral Boundaries…In a world where all ah we t’ief

By Sam Lochan

This move to emphasize citizenship and values education in schools in Trinidad and Tobago, we are told, is motivated by the high incidence of murderous crimes by young males and the anti-social behaviour of our children. Some say we are producing youths without conscience and therefore need to concentrate on their moral development.

Let me suggest that our concern with civic responsibility, morals and values should begin, not with fear of the youths, but with the recognition of the brazen and destructive display of selfishness by adults in places high and low, at home and abroad.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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