Praise for Mr. Rogers’s World, and a Dissent

The Wall Street Journal Opinions 5 days ago

Regarding Erica Komisar’s “The Child-Rearing Wisdom of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’” (op-ed, Nov. 23): It was heartening to read Dr. Komisar on the wisdom of Mr. Rogers regarding child rearing. As a psychiatrist who has practiced for more than 40 years and still does psychodynamic-psychoanalytic psychotherapy, I completely agree with her on the importance of empathetic parenting in raising decent human beings.

Children are more than a collection of chemicals, genes and cells. They are not merely extensions of their parent’s’...


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