...Recalling the turbulent 1970s, Scalia said of his children, "They were being raised in a culture that wasn't supportive of our values, that was certainly true. But we were helped by the fact that we were such a large family. We had our own culture... The first thing you've got to teach your kids is what my parents used to tell me all the time, 'You're not like everybody else... We have our own standards and they aren't the standards of the world in all aspects, and the sooner you learn that the better.'"
Thursday, February 18, 2010
benefit of a large family: "we had our own culture"
From American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia by Joan Biskupic, p.41: