Originally Posted by Mongolmike
I'm no psychologist either, but I think I disagree. It's the word inherent that you used I have a problem with. I think children are inherently dis-honest and self-centered. It's good parenting that instills the values of honesty and not to be self-centered. Also siblings tend to dish out penalties for acts of dis-honesty and self-centeredness in their own way.
Exactly. Innocence of children is a myth.