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If the right to livelihood is included in the right to live then why not give the youth the freedom to choose their own livelihood? They want to be radio jockeys, war journalists, dancers, footballers. They choose to succeed on their own terms. They want their passion to be their careers.
Parents at times do have problems in letting the youth choose such career options rather then conventional MBAs or PHDs.
At times in well planned families, parents feel that the youth is secure in the care of the prosperous family business. Success is guaranteed when the youth choose their own field of study. The youth will not lose their individuality and they will able to discover their personality and do justice to their dreams and aspirations.
Parents should realise that God has gifted every child a different talent and nurturing their talent duty and not crushing it in the name of stereotypical careers. The youth should do what they are best at.
As parents they need to put forward their ideas, views and advice and not take advantage of being a parent. Media plays a very important role in sowing the seeds the mistrust in the minds of parents by blowing the cases of rave parties Whenever a student decides to go for studies or camps abroad, there is an uproar in their house especially in the homes of girls.
I would say let them fend for themselves, take their own decisions. If they make mistakes they will learn from their own mistakes. Years before in ancient times Kings used to send the Princes and the Princesses away from the palace to study.
Once they were mature enough and learnt the tricks of their trade were they called back to their kingdom to handle it. Trust plays a very important role in the parent—child relationship. The media in our country play an important role in converting that trust to mistrust.
The media should be advised to shun sensational headlines and the exaggeration of rave parties and rash driving. Leaving aside the problems of population, inflation, reality shows a thousand watt flashbulb is put on the supposed wayward ways of the youth. Things like being taught to fight, escape, fitness, ability to think for self, be resourceful, ,streetwise levels capability to cope up with stress will directly or indirectly be dependent on the freedom the adults got in their youth.
I would just request the parents one thing: The youth need their own identity, an individuality symbolizing free spirit of knowledge and enterprise. World is growing around the youth rapidly. Give them the freedom to explore it!Rather than try to understand "youth culture" as something distinct from "adult" or "mainstream culture," perhaps we should see the two as interdependent and, in many ways, inseparable.
What teens say that they want is to be taken seriously and to feel connected to the larger community. "Our generation is hopeful," student Ray Hohenstein says.
Jan 13, · Black youth must know that just because society has their phony statistics and expectations of how they will turn out, they don't have to give in to it. Rather than try to understand "youth culture" as something distinct from "adult" or "mainstream culture," perhaps we should see the two as interdependent and, in many ways, inseparable.
What teens say that they want is to be taken seriously and to feel connected to the larger community. With this truth in mind it should be self-evident that churches ought to take seriously their commitment to ministry to the youth, to teenagers.
If the youth are the church of tomorrow then they need to be a priority in the church today. A Few Good Ideas for what to do during youth group meetings By Joe Reich Youth Office Intern, Summer, Introduction Local youth groups sometimes have trouble coming up .
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