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#410445 - 09/17/12 08:23 PM Boys Adrift
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Boys Adrift

http://www.boysadrift.com/

Is this what's happening?

Puffer

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#410463 - 09/17/12 11:28 PM Re: Boys Adrift [Re: pufferfish]
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i looked at the link and it seems to me - without reading the book - but from scanning what the reviews say - that he has it right. as a teacher if hi schoolers and parent of 3 young adults - i notice a huge difference in the motivation, goals, and attitudes of kids today and when i was their age. i know i sound like an old fart - talking about the "good old days" - but it is unusual today to find teens who have a sense of what they want to do in life. many are content to just plug into the electronic drugs and settle for instant gratification. it looks like a good diagnosis of the problem - i wonder what his solution is?

Lee
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