prehension and their sophisticated behavior in schools and their communities. neither could all related evidence be listed, nor should it be ignored. even with a phcnomenological attitude, one is bound to perceive the indispensability of a change to the old rule to meet the requirement of the new situation.
analyses yield an identical verdict. a brief investigation of new situation.analyses yield an identical verdict. a brief investigation of the environment in which the new generation has been brought up is sufficient to justify all the observed phenomena. physiologically, unimaginable revolutions in food supply and nutritional structure took place globally after the 2nd world war, which,together with other developments concerning living conditions,guarantee the necessary material bases. psychologically, the young, confronted with a world of information and education,are entitled to nearly the same rights and freedom as the adults in front of the television or other mass media. they know everything. they understand everything.
the determination of the mature age is based on scientific principles rather than on doctrines. if the young, indeed, possess judgments by no means inferior to that of the generally acknowledged adults, others should treat them as adults, allowing them to make decisions independently. moreover, there is no difficulty in the law, which is not the truth of the universe, but a sheer compromise of social forces, and have undergone innumerable historical modifications and revolutions with a potentialtransformation today.
though the precise new legal mature age is only attainable through statistics, the obvious prefer implies an absolute modification. with an unknown date of realization, it is epected that teachers and parents should discard the traditional ideas and really treat the young equally when the time comes.