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Are we raising a generation of burnt out children?


  • Reason for pushing children today is to nurture them, to face the competitive world tomorrow.

  • Developing talent is not a sin; it will help the child in his future.

  • It is a trickle down effect, from the kind of competition experienced for entry into engineering colleges, graduation and others.

  • As Darwin said that "most eligible can survive". It is only way to make children capable so that they can survive in sea of humans.


  • Basic needs of childhood are, time to play, place to play and explore the world through his eyes. All 3 are not available now days.

  • In the name of competition we are raising fatigues children.

  • The stress is resulting into children engaging in all kinds of derogatory acts.

  • The weight of school bags children carrying is more than their own weight.


  • It is true that competition is growing day by day but child hood is age for playing making friends so parents should let their kids to do the same.

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Added by: Nagulan


why we should make our childern to follow the same path which a huge population is following,make them learn how to find a new path that is least travelled in a playfull way.Childern of this generation is really smart allow them to grow by their own intrest, the competitive world that we see now will be under their foot.

Date: 2017-05-17 01:17:45

Added by: B gopi tharun


Not only competitive people live in this world, but also people with mental piece live in the same world. Due to these mankind habits kids

Date: 2017-03-24 00:36:19


Point: In childhood the children are like god and soul, their mind and behave what they are explore through their eyes.

Date: 2014-11-30 16:48:59

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Point: The way of thinking makes us to feel that we are living in a stressful life or not. we should have a try to change others or else we must have to change ourself to lead a peaceful life.

Date: 2014-04-14 11:35:10


Point: From early childhood, majority of human beings today are being pushed towards being competitive in nature. The need is to be better than the others. The origin of competitive instincts can be traced back to the evolution of mankind. As Charles Darwin put it, evolution is all about survival of the fittest, direct competition between individuals, populations or species for survival.

Date: 2013-01-13 04:57:59

Added by: Momo

Point: Todays world is a age of competition. To make the children to keep pace with the modern world, they need to be more hard working,more competitive. So it is enhancing the ability of the children from the growing age. Despite it is the time for the children to play and to make friends,career is also important. So there should be a balance between the two.

Date: 2012-05-24 14:17:49

Added by: malvika arora

Point: point.we should develop children in such a way that they enjoy their childhood by nurturing in them the qualities of responsible citizens in future..

Date: 2012-05-09 02:29:19

Added by: sreemoyee basu

Point: now a days we try to make our children vercitile genious. we creat pressour on them.

Date: 2012-03-15 13:04:16

Added by: gitesh chandra

Point: as we know the children are future of the county but dn't force for their future , if they are happy with thier present their future will be bright

Date: 2012-03-01 11:42:59

Added by: nebasish pradhan

Point: yes. child are the beauty of society.we should not be so rude for the future.we should make them open and free that they can fly.

Date: 2012-02-22 05:22:53

Added by: nebasish pradhan

Point: yes. child are the beauty of society.we should not be so rude for the future.we should make them open and free that they can fly.

Date: 2012-02-22 05:17:16

Added by: romita

Point: yeah can say that nowdays children are becoming more of nerds..they have forgotten the learning and focusing mainly on cramming things and getting gud percentage.just to graple with high cut off in gud colleges..instead of overloading them wid chapters n all the need is to give them real education dat can help them to become real tycoons.

Date: 2012-02-21 04:55:42

Added by: srinath

Point: first the education system in india must change the book knowledge just helps to get scores but the brain remains same without practical exposures and my point is that by providing the doses equally frustration and stresses of the children could be easily chnaged

Date: 2012-02-19 08:42:26

Added by: Naveen Sagar

Point: Games and sports are also very important as they teach how to accept defeats and come back strongly and win.These things can be inculcated only when they are young, which gives them a competitive spirit

Date: 2012-02-18 01:47:31

Added by: romita

Point: well the major necessity of children is not to read lot of bookish stuff and cramming just to get gud % in exams indeed they need learning of latest things so that they can make gud future and earn their lively by their own .the need is to inculcate creativity in them not to make them nerds..

Date: 2012-02-14 23:07:59

Added by: Akash Tiwari

Point: not make a whole life of your child as a duck........ playing in a childhood as well as necessary as study ......childhood is age for playing and the parents responsibility to teach them for a competetive atmosphere.

Date: 2012-02-13 03:24:32

Added by: Vinod kumar

Point: As we see Today population of the world reaches 7 billion and increasiong . So, only the best and the toughest will survive in the race. So, we have to teach students to work Hard but not forgoting that other activities like playing are also very important in life because student will only survive when he is fit in both the ways mentaly and physicaly.

Date: 2012-02-12 21:49:20

Added by: kavinmalar

Point: they does not know which is right and wrong. so we must teach to them. but it should be in a smooth manner..

Date: 2012-02-06 08:15:15

Added by: vennela

Point: All work and no play makes jack a dull boy...i feel this proverb rightly explains how children should be treated...ther should be a right balance between studies n games..exess of either of them is harmful for a child

Date: 2012-02-04 09:37:34

Added by: Amit Barnawal

Point: Parents are the first teacher for any children.They should just check that children are not getting indulge in wrong activities, as wrong things attract more.Due to pressure and burden of studies, children are losing their creativity.So I would like to say that let the children blossom on their own like a flower instead of burdening them with study pressure.

Date: 2012-02-03 08:30:43

Added by: Ritesh Kumar

Point: It is true that children need time to grow and play and make friends. But we can not neglect the fact that we need to prepare them for the challenges they might face ahead. It iss always better to follow a balanced approach. Extremity of any and everything is harmful.

Date: 2012-01-30 04:50:02

Added by: Laxmi Bhandari

Point: The world is changing.. as shown in movie 3-idiots, we should aim for excellence, success comes when one follows his passion. So let the kids nurture in their childhood and follow their passion.

Date: 2012-01-26 10:57:56

Added by: Laxmi Bhandari

Point: The world is changing.. as shown in movie 3-idiots, we should aim for excellence, success comes when one follows his passion. So let the kids nurture in their childhood and follow their passion.

Date: 2012-01-26 10:57:46

Added by: sravani

Point: its the time for childrens to enjoyyy.....let dm do the same

Date: 2012-01-26 00:45:24

Added by: Anurag Kumar Dhiraj

Point: We should first analyze the child and know his field of interest and talent and only then the child should be guided and encouraged in that particular field of his interest.This is the best way of letting the child live his dreams and excel in the field he likes without putting pressure on him.

Date: 2012-01-22 08:03:12

Added by: A.N

Point: according to me we should develop a child talent but only from a specific age . only when they have become mature enough . until then we should let the child explore his colorful world . the length of the studies should also be reduced

Date: 2012-01-22 04:05:54

Added by: Suzana

Point: Children r the biggest asset any nation can have.But parents r mistaken that a child made to learn

Date: 2012-01-18 23:32:46

Added by: Suman Deepak

Point: The most cherishable moments of ones life is his or her childhood.Children should be allowed to play and explore things around him.At the same time parents supervision is necessary to correct their children whenever needed.

Date: 2012-01-17 00:11:03

Added by: Kashika Verma

Point: point:: if the children are allowed to play,they will grow more n use their own mind instead of the rules which are taught to them in books........we should believe in ideas not fats........

Date: 2012-01-14 09:31:52

Added by: Kashika Verma

Point: point:: if the children are allowed to play,they will grow more n use their own mind instead of the rules which are taught to them in books........we should believe in ideas not fats........

Date: 2012-01-14 09:31:25

Added by: aryan sharma

Point: point: childhood is the age of pure heart no tensions why put up the burden of life when the child has just began to live. I think putting up pressure at such an early age will make his/her heart paralised and he/she will be left untouched with the most important parts of life friends,jokes ,happiness etc.

Date: 2012-01-13 13:22:21

Added by: P.K SHAHI

Point: At presenr scenario there is survival for fittest that is why parents want to groom their children with some basic guidelines.That he will realize when he will get young and get benefit out of it.

Date: 2012-01-12 20:47:47

Added by: Dinesh goyal

Point: point:according to my point of view yes we are burning our child's childhood by burdening those little shoulders.yes it is a comptent world and life is like survival of the fitest.but they are kids just let them have fun!todays generation is a very fast learner.we dont need to teach them anything.

Date: 2012-01-10 08:03:58

Added by: Atul

Point: childhood is a only age in current competitive era in which child are free from all duty, responsibility. let free the children to do which he his like .

Date: 2012-01-06 22:34:55

Added by: nirav

Point: parents should encourage the of other activities but not force the to do things which parents want. they should allow the to do what they want.........

Date: 2012-01-02 13:16:59

Added by: l.karthik

Point: In my point of view every parent should take an oath to concentrate on his /her child becoz of busy in schooling itself only they should keep a coaching upon the child after certain age comes to child he / she could take own decisions and parents should think that decisions taken by child is correct or wrong...

Date: 2011-12-19 11:35:56

Added by: Sagar Saxena

Point: The world today have become a competitive should be ready for all the forthcoming is for this reason our growing generation should keep pace with the current scenarios..

Date: 2011-12-18 22:46:35

Added by: Mr.perfect

Point: Life is a game.. letting the children to play and lead them to win the game obviously will teach them to become a winner in any competition

Date: 2011-12-04 12:23:15

Added by: abhijeet

Point: parents want their dreams get true through their children, which they could not make true when they were young. so they make hard rules for their kids to achieve that success, and with this huge burden children get distracted from they study they start thinking how to get rid of it instead of more working.

Date: 2011-12-02 20:38:02

Added by: kartika.L

Point: My point is learning should be the result of interest and not compulsion... If it is triggered by our own interest thn evrythn goes fine...

Date: 2011-11-29 20:11:06

Added by: Divya.S

Point: parent should not force them to learn instead thay can make them to understand the imporatnce of learning

Date: 2011-11-28 08:21:12

Added by: abhishek

Point: comprtition is the flavour of today,this fight is going to be more tougher and intense in near future and hence accordingly preparation is to be made,we have scarce resources and more aspirants.therefore parents need to prepare their child .there are a number of opportunities and jobs but when it comes to quality jobs,the opportunitite are less.also the sence of competition in Indians have made them better as compared to their comapatriots in US ,AND WEST.

Date: 2011-11-25 00:20:29

Added by: bhaskar dubey

Point: i think that everything is part of life but we can not say that with out, childness we will achive everything because everything came from our basic knowladge and we learn basic knowladge in our childhood .

Date: 2011-11-18 20:51:36

Added by: deepankitha

Point: Parents are doing the right thing in preparing the children to face the competition and the challanges they have to face tommorow but some are doing it at the cost of their kids interest..before pushing the child the in to the competitive world they should find out the interests of their children and support him in moving in the direction of his interests.Anything which is done with interest and passion will rarely burn out the children.

Date: 2011-11-18 18:36:59

Added by: Akansha

Point: If you want better tomorrow then you have to work it on today itself.Since today competition has increased so much,you have to be excellent of excellents, But parents should not spoil childhood of their children.It is the time when a child explores, learns and makes his own path and parents should support him in that direction and sometime they need push and parents should be ready to push him forward in that direction when time comes.

Date: 2011-11-18 10:43:43

Added by: Debjani

Point: Actually the problem lies not with the individual but with the system, the system at present is very competitive and so the requirement , if at all anything can be done , change the system, after all we all have to strive to excel, we all cant let our children to go untrained, for all cant be gifted

Date: 2011-11-14 14:21:18

Added by: swati gulati

Point: as today is the era of competition, there is need to make children so tough and so capable they can face every challenge in his life and get the benefit of each opportunity. so there is need to make a generation of brunt out childeren, only for the benefit of the chidren, if parents will not teacher their children how to face difficulties, they will not survive in the future.

Date: 2011-10-28 21:07:25

Added by: bipon

Point: parents should train their children in such a way that they will enjoy it

Date: 2011-10-19 08:16:16

Added by: arvind

Point: competition can not be a way of getting every thing in this world somtime we have to be pratical..

Date: 2011-10-14 00:53:48

Added by: jaideep

Point: I would say that let the children grow only with little restriction , It will increase their intellectuality and decision making better

Date: 2011-09-02 15:48:46

Added by: ramamohan yadav.G

Point: if stress should not be there automatically the child will be ready to come over this competitive world

Date: 2011-08-24 08:31:32

Added by: Kumari

Point: A day may not be far off when IIT Foundation courses in schools (or outside at private study centers) start right from primary school stage! I pity children born in this age and time! We parents/society are stealing their precious childhood. Please give our kids their childhood back. So, all those kids who don't get into IIT/IIM/AIIMS/CMC/JIPMER are no good? Let kids be, well, kids. Period.

Date: 2011-06-25 23:21:59

Added by: har

Point: The childhood is very important in the life.He must choose the intrests of his own if not guide them as parents/teacher. Example If we go to a Kids shop taking our children whichever is attractive the child will pick the he can play/spend with it happily.

Date: 2011-05-09 12:34:51

Added by: arnima

Point: i totally agree wid the competing world arnd child, so we shld teach them how to survive,but this should not interfere wid his play time.

Date: 2011-01-10 07:49:58

Added by: way2imagination

Point: children in today's world are like puppets in the hands of their parents. as every child is not einestine,parents should understand mental ability of their child,and should not force them every time.children should be let to develop freely but with an eye on them

Date: 2011-01-01 08:10:43

Added by: anuj dev

Point: we should not give children burden while it is need that to know us inwhich they are interested.

Date: 2010-09-10 16:33:24

Added by: Manisha

Point: Actually i must Blame the system of schools and colleges which are concentrating only on studies...and forgeting the fact that child can grow properly only if there is physical and mental balance..the system is enforcing so much syllabus at a very small age that poor child who cannot handle pressure gets himself indulge in shamful activities like suicide.

Date: 2010-09-02 23:12:45

Added by: manisha

Point: I today's world there is ample choices of fields available.Parents must understand their child..and help them to get into right field..if everyone becomes IITians or IIMs then there will be no farmers,buisnessman,teachers, let ur child free to follow excellence...rather than running behind success

Date: 2010-08-23 18:51:41

Added by: Chaitanya Velamuri

Point: But if everyone craves for admission say in top B schools-IITs IIMs..n get recruited in multinationals, who will fill up to rest colleges and post. Today to get into a mere PG program , one has to go through studious written test/online,GD n PI & still he/she isn't sure he is through or not. Every course has entrance even the coaching classes for that matter. But are we really remoulding the child or striking him hard to move in a enclosed cube. Today child lacks his basic amusement, attention,love..every now n then we find them with books and filled with a feeling to overcome his fellow mates and win.they are largely becoming book savvy.

somehow i feel they have lost their childhood and today even a primary class students goes through phases of stress and pain.

Date: 2010-05-30 06:56:23

Added by: fevi

Point: if the kidds are free of stress they would think bettr and would nuture in natural way much better

Date: 2010-03-16 16:06:27