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Were not a Minority
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Were not a Minority

HighSchool
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.p ... igh+school

Look at this. Have you guys ever wondered that maybe those "Gangsta" peeps who think they're the bomb, those rap lovin "Playahs" ect are smarter than we think?

I see a whole bunch of these kinda peeps ditch school midday, I''m considering a few of them might actually know whats going and why they hate school. In which case we have quite a few teen subcultures on are side to work with. Thoughts?

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win Biggrin this is a perfect definition
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Anyone who thumbed down these definitions is nothing but a sheep.

That page is win.

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ThePosterFormerlyKnownAsSwift Wrote:Anyone who thumbed down these definitions is nothing but a sheep.
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01-16-2009 10:26 AM
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I know a black "gangster" type person that actually has had a lot of intelligente stuff to say against school.

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01-16-2009 11:36 AM
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This is a very ignorant thread, with very ignorant posts

Well the "gangster" types at my school seem to feel guilty about disliking school. So they dislike school, but they think that it is wrong to, and they don't really know what's wrong with school. They may not be sheeple, but they don't know much. Smile
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psychopath Wrote:This is a very ignorant thread, with very ignorant posts

Well the "gangster" types at my school seem to feel guilty about disliking school. So they dislike school, but they think that it is wrong to, and they don't really know what's wrong with school. They may not be sheeple, but they don't know much. Smile
Educate them then.

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This happens to be the only active anti-school forum online(making us a minority), and I don't see how gangster types that understand school could possibly be plentiful.

I also smell a scent of ignorance...just my opinion
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I used to feel guilty about hating school. But that was back when I thought I was a... minority.

I don't see what harm it could do to at least talk to 'em and tell them they're not alone and there's nothing to be ashamed of.

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yeah i agree with soul, feeling like a minority for hating school sucks.
i went to a school with a bunch of smug fags who liked school. finding this
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01-17-2009 03:03 AM
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yea some of them prolly hate school for good reasons but others are just doing it for appearence prolly

life is just blah blah blah. we hope for blah, and sometimes we find it. but mostly its blah. and waiting for blah. and hoping you were right about the blahs you made. and when you think you just got the whole blah damn thing figured out, and your surrounded by the ones you blah. death shows up and blah blah blah.
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the people that call us stupid are more likely the stupid ones

it's not that I'm lazy, it's that I just don't care.
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This thread=win

their pee should hv been shot out like a ki blast breaking the rocks

oh and also No one has any rights. We're free, rights create invisible restrictions. But we live in a society where the majority accepts rights to be true.
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A serious anti-schooling movement would try to integrate as many people as possible.

Anti-school is a pretty vague ideology. Also the OP kinda comes off as a bit of a Nice Guy who's jealous. Just saying.

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Really, I think some anti school sentiment would comfort a lot of kids I've known who think they aren't smart just because they don't know words like "defenestration." The world needs to come to embrace everybody's different strengths instead of forcing them to impractically confront every perceived weakness.
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I think our issue is that the anti-school ideology is kinda vague and isn't really unified, but we can at least start somewhere...

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