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Embarrassment may be the alternative to punishment

By Holly New | February 4, 2013

Douglas Engelbart once said, “The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.” This makes me wonder if we should embarrass people until they mature. We live in a time where prisons are overcrowded...

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