KINGSTON, Jamaica -- President of the Private Sector Association (PSOJ) Christopher Zacca is scheduled to speak at the Jamaica Developers Association’s Christmas Luncheon today at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston.
Zacca is expected to address the island’s contentious development approval process.
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Observe a dog or cat or any other dumb or wild animal and see how they approach the task of parenting their young. The animal goes out in its season and mate with one of its own kind.
In the case of the cat in the wild, when an offspring is born, it is nurtured to an age of competence while being taught (educated) by its parent in matters such as hunting (working), finding safe places to rest (making a house/housing), and how to stay healthy. Upon learning various essential skills the offspring leaves the parent fully equipped to interact with, survive and ultimately overcome its environment. The offspring will move on to eventuallycreate offspring of its own and the cycle continues.
In contrast, a human child, in mant cases, is not educated by his/her parents, but instead is sent to school where he/she is expected to "get educated".
Imagine a horse teaching a cat to hunt. Quite the scene isn't it? Why then does a human expect his/her child to learn from a stranger?
Simply put, being of the same genus does not mean being of the same aptitudes. Parents should educate.
(Standing from left) Education Minister Ronald Thwaites; Director of Communication and Education at the National
Parenting Support Commission Peta Gay Waugh; Chairman of the Commission Lady Rheima Hall and volunteer Andrene
Willis look on as volunteers depict some of the activities that will be allowed at Parents Places to be established
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