Recently, a mom used social media to teach her erring daughter a lesson. She posted a picture of the girl holding a sign saying something like, "Since I use social media to bully people, I'm obviously not mature enough to have a smartphone, so I'm selling it and donating the money to an anti-bullying cause." I forget the exact words, but there have been plenty of similar cases in the last several years. The parents who mete out this type of punishment are hailed as strong, take-charge types who will save us from a generation of entitled brats.
[W]hat's wrong with shame? I mean, does anyone think...READ MORE