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  • BearnieZardoz

    Over here that’s (unfortunately) illegal.

  • Rokas Akanichas

    If you can’t teach your kid manners without violence it means you lack the smarts :<

    • Я Безымянный

      This would imply doing things more cruel than just slapping their butt.

    • rick

      Operant Conditioning has four consequences for a reason (five if you include extinction). Not everyone responds effectively to positive reinforcement and the other three aren’t always violent processes, but yes… occasionally some people will use pain stimuli as part of that process *shrug*

      Ironically, laying on the positive reinforcement too much can actually result in behaviour that you’ve been actively working to reduce/eliminate through other means (e.g. spoilt brats).

      • Alexandra Marie

        Thank you for putting my thoughts into coherent sentences. I have witnessed so many parents who relied solely on positive reinforcements that ended up with shitty brats.

      • Sergio Cuquerella

        sure but wooden spoons? Jezz…overkill to my like.

    • the dude

      define what you mean. a wooden spoon or a belt to the butt is perfectly acceptable where i come from. well, in my opinion.

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