Here is the question: When do we start this process of teaching someone to listen and be empathetic to others? Do we as parents teach our children how to do this? The answer is, "Absolutely!" We need to guide our children to be more accountable for their actions and to learn that old physics philosophy, "For every action, there is an..."
I love my daughters. I know that you know that, but I just love saying it out loud. They are truly the life-blood that keeps me on the ground. Some say, "They keep you grounded." I say, "They keep me honest." They let me see the hypocrisies created when, as a parent, you fail to listen to your children, teaching them incorrect, unacceptable societal behaviour. In short, you are creating the proverbial crop where you reap what you sow.