*The abused or neglected child grows into an adult that will have a hard time being a proper parent. They will either be unable to administer proper discipline, or unable to administer proper love.
*If children stayed as cute and charming all the way to adulthood as they are when toddlers, we’ve never want them to leave home. Fortunately, we have the teen years, and that is not such a problem.
Look around the habitable world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue it.