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'Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother' - Aggressive Parenting and the Cult of Excellence

• Stefan Molyneux - YouTube
After the Wall Street Journal published an excerpt of Amy Chua's soon-to-be-published book about Chinese parenting, the reaction was swift and vicious, especially among Asian Americans. In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," Chua, a Yale Law School professor, explains and defends her "Chinese parenting style," which, for her two daughters, included no sleepovers, no playdates, no school plays, no TV, no computer games, no grades less than an A, and many, many, many hours of piano and violin practice... The philosophical view from Freedomain Radio -