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Econ. Prof. Argues Hyper-Parenting to Blame for College Protests

Steven Horwitz, Charles A. Dana professor of economics, told KTRH Radio in Houston that hyper-parenting may be to blame for the rise of college protests.

“When we don’t let our kids fail they never learn how to fail, how to respond and how to be resilient,” Horwitz told KTRH. "There do seem to be more of these kids who are fragile, who have been hyper parented, who lack these kinds of basic skills in dealing with conflict and people saying things they don’t like."

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