Although Freud said happiness is composed of love and work, reality often forces us to choose love or work.
Ch. 6 (Family and Politics (1983))
America is a nation fundamentally ambivalent about its children, often afraid of its children, and frequently punitive toward its children.Letty Cottin Pogrebin
If family violence teaches children that might makes right at home, how will we hope to cure the futile impulse to solve worldly conflicts with force?Letty Cottin Pogrebin
The politics of the family are the politics of a nation. Just as the authoritarian family is the authoritarian state in microcosm, the democratic family is the best training ground for life in a democracy.Letty Cottin Pogrebin