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A Treatise on Parents and Children

By George Bernard Shaw


Title:     A Treatise on Parents and Children
Author: George Bernard Shaw

Table of Content

1. Trailing Clouds of Glory
2. The Child is Father to the Man
3. What is a Child?
4. The Sin of Nadab and Abihu
5. The Manufacture of Monsters
6. Small and Large Families
7. Children as Nuisances
8. Child Fanciers
9. Childhood as a State of Sin
10. School
11. My Scholastic Acquirements
12. Schoolmasters of Genius
13. What We Do Not Teach, and Why
14. Taboo in Schools
15. Alleged Novelties in Modern Schools
16. What is to be Done?
17. Children's Rights and Duties
18. Should Children Earn their Living?
19. Children's Happiness
20. The Horror of the Perpetual Holiday
21. University Schoolboyishness
22. The New Laziness
23. The Infinite School Task
24. The Rewards and Risks of Knowledge
25. English Physical Hardihood and Spiritual Cowardice
26. The Risks of Ignorance and Weakness
27. The Common Sense of Toleration
28. The Sin of Athanasius
29. The Experiment Experimenting
30. Why We Loathe Learning and Love Sport
31. Antichrist
32. Under the Whip
33. Technical Instruction
34. Docility and Dependence
35. The Abuse of Docility
36. The Schoolboy and the Homeboy
37. The Comings of Age of Children
38. The Conflict of Wills
39. The Demagogue's Opportunity
40. Our Quarrelsomeness
41. We Must Reform Society before we can Reform Ourselves
42. The Pursuit of Manners
43. Not too much Wind on the Heath, Brother
44. Wanted: a Child's Magna Charta
45. The Pursuit of Learning
46. Children and Game: a Proposal
47. The Parents' Intolerable Burden
48. Mobilization
49. Children's Rights and Parents' Wrongs
50. How Little We Know About Our Parents
51. Our Abandoned Mothers
52. Family Affection
53. The Fate of the Family
54. Family Mourning
55. Art Teaching
56. The Impossibility of Secular Education
57. Natural Selection as a Religion
58. Moral Instruction Leagues
59. The Bible
60. Artist Idolatry
61. "The Machine"
62. The Provocation to Anarchism
63. Imagination
64. Government by Bullies

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