#16 – Taking Children Seriously, with Sarah Fitz-Claridge
In this episode of Do Explain, Christofer speaks with Sarah Fitz-Claridge about Taking Children Seriously (TCS). They discuss creativity and fallibility, why TCS is not passive parenting, psychological coercion, parental authority, Popper’s bucket theory of mind, keeping your child safe, problems with school, common objections to TCS, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and other related topics.
Sarah Fitz-Claridge is a Popperian writer, editor, coach and speaker with a background in Psychology and an irrepressibly optimistic, freedom-oriented world view. She started the journal that became Taking Children Seriously in the early 1990s together with David Deutsch, and is currently working on her book on the subject.
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