The principal of our adolescents' difficulties are the presence of conflicting standards and the belief that every individual should make his or her own choices, coupled with a feeling that choice is an important matter.
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Source Notes: Coming of Age in Samoa: A Psychological Study of Primitive Youth for Western Civilisation (chapter 14, "Education for Choice") (1928).
Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 November 15, 1978) was an American cultural anthropologist.
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