You may stop along the way, study, learn, converse, with little thought about why you are doing these things other than the pleasure they give you.
You may stop to help someone who is sick: in fact, you may stay many years, and found a hospital. Is it satisfying or worthwhile only if you have satisfied an external purpose – only if it gets you somewhere else?
These are all cases where the parent in charge has taken advantage of their control.
Each helpless child is defenseless in these situations.
One of the outstanding lessons that each and every person has learned is that killing another human being is wrong.
This is perhaps the first recognizable lesson on the value of human life.
Some have attempted to answer this question in a more objective way: that is to have an idea of what constitutes .
It seems reasonable to say that some ways of living are not conducive to human flourishing.
It is hard to believe that some parents would actually take their children's lives into their hands.
Recently in the news there have been accounts of a mother poisoning her son to a father taking a knife and slashing his son's throat.