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Why kids need to separate from their parents

Chris Scott for The Chronicle Review
May 06, 2012 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Shall I be ashamed to kill mother?

—Aeschylus, The Libation Bearers

Time: last year. Place: an undergraduate classroom, in the airy, well-wired precincts of Silicon Valley University. (Oops, I mean Sun-Kissed-Google-Apps-University.) I am avoiding...

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