The same issue confronts the therapist in any of the above fields: Is the goal to make the client conform or to bring out the unique identity of the individual?  
Similarly with teaching: To what extent is it a good idea to nurture the individual child as opposed to producing what I once heard a college president describe as "a bunch of identical peaches with a warm fuzz all over?"
The urgency of the question becomes clearer as more and more recordings of some of the greatest music ever written sound essentially the same.


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