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Kahlil Gibran's Perspective on the Issue of Children

Summary: Kahlil Gibran was correct when he stated that a child's parents should not be controlling toward their child; rather, they should give their children the opportunity to succeed on their own. When it comes to a child's thoughts and points of view, all the child needs from his or her parents is never-ending support.
Kahlil Gibran's perspective on the issue of children is that a child's parents should learn not to be so controlling. I agree with this perspective. I feel as though a child has to learn from his or her mistakes. A parent can not try to prevent their children from doing things. They are not always there, so their child may be doing those things regardless.

A parent's child is a gift from God. As mentioned in lines five and six, "They come through you but not from you," "And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you." This quote means that we are all God's children. We belong not to a being on Earth. Rather we belong to the man above. Some parents fail to realize this. What they also fail to realize is that although children may not...

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