From the “well, duh” file:

In an article from the UK that was released by the BBC this weekend, something extremely "obvious" to many of us who are students of the culture is finally sinking in on a broader scale.  Take a peak at the article and judge for yourself…

"The growing expectation placed on schools and
parents to boost pupils' self-esteem is breeding a generation of
narcissists, an expert has warned.
  Dr Carol Craig said children were being over-praised and were developing an "all about me" mentality.  She said teachers increasingly faced complaints from parents if
their child failed a spelling test or did not get a good part in the
school pantomime…"

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