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I wasn't good enough at encouraging people to be kinder, and removing people who refuse to be kind. Encouraging people is hard, and removing people creates conflict, and I hate conflict... so that's why I wasn't better at it.

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Hat Rebellion
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Hat Rebellion


These sorts of bans are the perfect example of how so much about school is just a power-grab by people completely detached from the real world. What difference does it make if you wear a hat? "Well it ain't proppa for these youngin's to be wearin' hats inside! We gots ta teach 'em manners!"

The people that make these rules are idiots trying to make themselves feel better than other people for the most arbitrary reasons
02-16-2017 02:30 PM
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Hat Rebellion - Geicosuave - 02-16-2017, 09:25 AM
Hat Rebellion - AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA - 02-16-2017, 09:37 AM
RE: Hat Rebellion - Geicosuave - 02-16-2017, 09:39 AM
RE: Hat Rebellion - AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA - 02-16-2017, 11:04 AM
RE: Hat Rebellion - TheCancer - 02-16-2017, 12:15 PM
RE: Hat Rebellion - Geicosuave - 02-16-2017, 12:17 PM
Hat Rebellion - Geicosuave - 02-16-2017, 12:45 PM
Hat Rebellion - Zeta - 02-16-2017 02:30 PM
RE: Hat Rebellion - the Analogist - 02-17-2017, 04:24 AM
Hat Rebellion - Geicosuave - 02-17-2017, 09:15 AM
RE: Hat Rebellion - the Analogist - 02-17-2017, 03:43 PM
Hat Rebellion - DreamRebel - 02-20-2017, 09:03 AM

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