In my last post, I gave three tactics parents use that (unintentionally) drive their children to cynicism. Here are three more things parents should NOT do.
- Don’t fling half-baked arguments.
In my last post, I argued that some people become cynical jerks to stick it to their parents. Because I’m assuming most evangelical parents would prefer their kids not become cynical jerks, I have six pieces of can’t-fail advice which I just made up.
But first, one giant caveat–I’m not blaming all parents for their children’s cynicism. Some kids (like me) have great parents and still turn cynical. But if your kid does become a cynic, these things should help get through the process more easily.
Now to the fun stuff. Here are the first three suggestions: