‘FREEDOM’—Chapter 8  The Greatest, Most Heroic Story Ever Told

Chapter 8:4 CHILDHOOD

The genus: Australopithecus 3.9 to 1.2 million years ago

The individual now: 4 to 11 years old


The human race’s original, pre-human-condition-afflicted, innocent instinctive state



As stated, childhood is the stage when consciousness begins to experiment in self-adjustment and manage events to its own chosen ends. It comprises three phases‘Early Happy, Innocent Childhood’, ‘Middle Demonstrative Childhood’, and ‘Late Naughty Childhood’with each stage involving a greater degree of experimentation in conscious self-management, from ‘playing’ with the power of free will in early childhood, to demonstrating the power of free will in mid-childhood, through to beginning to challenge the instincts for the right to manage events in late childhood.