Lookin Past the Surface of Discipline

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When the majority of the population hears the word discipline they automatically associate the word with terms like punish and control. These clichéd adjectives will limit a person’s ability to expand their thinking past an evident definition. This limitation blinds them from seeing more than one interpretation of the word, thus preventing the consideration that maybe discipline is more than just a form of punishment. Discipline is to enforce a firm collection of guidelines either to correct an undesirable behavior or to achieve a certain goal with the intended objective of beneficial results. It is a necessity to reach personal ambitions as well as to help guide people onto the right path. Though the concept of discipline is negatively recognized as enforcing a controlling, punishing and restricting set of rules onto another; when used appropriately, the concept of discipline shows positive benefits not only onto others but also onto one-self. Children are in constant need of discipline to help them learn the differences between right and wrong. A child being disciplined doesn’t und...

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