Excellent Sheep by William Deresiewicz

  • Chapter 2 talks about helicopter parents limit their will: "The helicopter parent turns the child into an instrument of her will; the overindulgent parent projects his own need for a limitless freedom and security. In either case the child is made to function as an extension of someone else."
  • Chapter 8 talks about how we live in a scientistic world that places science above all of the arts, which reminded me of Bishop Barron’s description of the “Scientism” of the world that places science over all other forms of knowing