[Paleopsych] Restart: licking the rich

Lynn D. Johnson, Ph.D. ljohnson at solution-consulting.com
Sat Jul 31 22:16:55 UTC 2004

For an interesting take on this, read:
True? Bogus? If you write to her, she will respond. I did, she did.

Steve wrote:

>>From the original post:
>"A loving mother, a mother who pets and licks you, makes you confident.  A 
>skittish mother who hesitates to touch you preordains you to be easily spooked.  
>Hugs-or the lack of them-change the way genes function. "
>The child-rearing practices of the rich often include
>passing children to nannies almost as soon as they
>are born.  The mothers are absent.
>The practical result of this is probably a high incidence
>of attachment disorders, and the consequent high
>incidence of psychological and social pathologies
>that result from that.
>Very few noteworthy writers, artists, entrepreneurs,
>or scientists come from rich backgrounds, and the
>child-rearing practices may account for that: the
>people emerge from this system as emotional cripples.
>The work on emotional intelligence indicates that access 
>to your emotions is critical for achievement.
>The chief skill of the rich is getting and keeping control
>of wealth.
>Steve Hovland
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