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PLEASE DELETE THIS.

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PLEASE DELETE THIS.

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AWOL: Trust me I know its a troll.

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Most of you. The mods and admins were afraid of Soul and the much-too-radical leftists to do anything official about it. Then there were the users that took them seriously. But overall, they were drowned out by people laughing their asses off at the troll.

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I think most people know it is a troll but are replying just for fun.
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The thing is, they take the same attitude to the larger trolls, and it fucks up the forum.

Should be a 100% ignore policy.

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Asder Miller Wrote:I, myself pro school, have devised some refutations to some critism of school. Tell me what you think of them. Smile


"We don't have a choice of what we learn"

Well, if you'd understand the subjects being taught, you'd realize that these subjects are needed for two things. One: to keep our infrastructure going (Like language, math, science, etc) and two: to make sure our knowledge lasts (Art, history, literature, etc). I'm sorry to say this, but some of your interests aren't gonna keep society running. And these subjects you want won't persevere our history.

Like I said before, whether you guys like it or not, schools help our progress.



"It makes us stupid"

Refer to above.


"It makes us submissive"

Or maybe, schools does these things to help you become better, more respectable people. Oh no! I said it! Smile


"Teachers are boring/frustarting"

Refer to the first reply. Like I said before, not everything can be fun. And they shouldn't put up with your nonsense. We'll all have to grow up one way or another

"When you play, play hard. When you work, don't play at all."

I suggest you guys read 50 rules kids WON't learn in school to see more on this.


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Tried to it your way, and not only are you dead wrong, but you strike me as a teacher's pet and an asshole suffering from USI, or Unwarranted Self-Importance. Hell, when I was younger, I genuinely tried to see school as a good thing, but it was just flat out fascism. Now then.

"We don't have a choice of what we learn"

This is true. We learn nothing but sugarcoated bullshit that will never get us anywhere in life, as opposed to learning skills that could get us realistic occupations.

"It makes us stupid"

Not quite true, but what they do do is treat us like we are stupid.

"It makes us submissive"

Not quite how I would've said it. We're taught useless information that we'll never use, and we're taught to obey even the stupidest orders without question, a rule that you can forget when you're freed from this educational nightmare. So, in a way, yes, we are beating beaten into submission.

"Teachers are boring/frustrating"

Also true. They generally treat us like garbage, dumb animals, secondhand human beings. And then we're told to respect them. As I've said before: if you try to force respect, then you've probably lost it forever. As for boring, they really do nothing to keep our attention unless the students can force it. Boredom = no interest = no desire.
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Asder Miller Wrote:I, myself pro school, have devised some refutations to some critism of school. Tell me what you think of them. Smile


"We don't have a choice of what we learn"

Well, if you'd understand the subjects being taught, you'd realize that these subjects are needed for two things. One: to keep our infrastructure going (Like language, math, science, etc) and two: to make sure our knowledge lasts (Art, history, literature, etc). I'm sorry to say this, but some of your interests aren't gonna keep society running. And these subjects you want won't persevere our history.

Like I said before, whether you guys like it or not, schools help our progress.



"It makes us stupid"

Refer to above.


"It makes us submissive"

Or maybe, schools does these things to help you become better, more respectable people. Oh no! I said it! Smile


"Teachers are boring/frustarting"

Refer to the first reply. Like I said before, not everything can be fun. And they shouldn't put up with your nonsense. We'll all have to grow up one way or another

"When you play, play hard. When you work, don't play at all."

I suggest you guys read 50 rules kids WON't learn in school to see more on this.


Hope you see it my way.
Biggrin

Tried to it your way, and not only are you dead wrong, but you strike me as a teacher's pet and an asshole suffering from USI, or Unwarranted Self-Importance. Hell, when I was younger, I genuinely tried to see school as a good thing, but it was just flat out fascism. Now then.

"We don't have a choice of what we learn"

This is true. We learn nothing but sugarcoated bullshit that will never get us anywhere in life, as opposed to learning skills that could get us realistic occupations.

"It makes us stupid"

Not quite true, but what they do do is treat us like we are stupid.

"It makes us submissive"

Not quite how I would've said it. We're taught useless information that we'll never use, and we're taught to obey even the stupidest orders without question, a rule that you can forget when you're freed from this educational nightmare. So, in a way, yes, we are beating beaten into submission.

"Teachers are boring/frustrating"

Also true. They generally treat us like garbage, dumb animals, secondhand human beings. And then we're told to respect them. As I've said before: if you try to force respect, then you've probably lost it forever. As for boring, they really do nothing to keep our attention unless the students can force it. Boredom = no interest = no desire.
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Absentinsomniac Wrote:I've been further even more decided to use even go need to do look more as anyone can. Can you really be far even as decided half as much to use go wish for that? My guess is that when one really been far even as decided once to use even go want, it is then that he has really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like. It's just common sense."
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This is from a fucking troll, and it's still on a legitimate forum, and it isn't deleted... but you delete shit (OR MOVE TO RANDOM, IT'S THE SAME SHIT BECAUSE OF AUTO PRUNE) of people who don't flaunt a huge list of weeaboo shit that they love on a thread on General Talk?

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[quote='Asder Miller' pid='367906' dateline='1299022678']
I, myself pro school, have devised some refutations to some critism of school. Tell me what you think of them. Smile


"We don't have a choice of what we learn"

[quote]Well, if you'd understand the subjects being taught, you'd realize that these subjects are needed for two things. One: to keep our infrastructure going (Like language, math, science, etc) and two: to make sure our knowledge lasts (Art, history, literature, etc). I'm sorry to say this, but some of your interests aren't gonna keep society running. And these subjects you want won't persevere our history.[/quote]

Yes, we need artists and writers and mathematicians but not everyone needs to be an artist and a historian and a writer and a mathematician and...

Even so, there's a difference between 6 x 5 which I'm going to need and phythogaras' theorem which I haven't found a use for yet.

[quote]Like I said before, whether you guys like it or not, schools help our progress.[/quote]

Umm....school was designed in the Victorian Era to educate people to be good little factory drones. I don't think it does, really.



"It makes us stupid"

[quote]Refer to above.[/quote]

How does intelligence have anything to do with conformity?


"It makes us submissive"

[quote]Or maybe, schools does these things to help you become better, more respectable people. Oh no! I said it! Smile [/quote]

Well, it's not working.


"Teachers are boring/frustarting"

[quote]Refer to the first reply. Like I said before, not everything can be fun. And they shouldn't put up with your nonsense. We'll all have to grow up one way or another

"When you play, play hard. When you work, don't play at all."[/quote]

Why can't everything be fun? If it's boring, can it (or the presentation) at least, be made fun? When I play, I play hard. Still...I'll make you a deal: don't force the kids or pay them to suffer and you won't have to put up with their nonsense.

[quote]I suggest you guys read 50 rules kids WON't learn in school to see more on this.[/quote]

That strikes me as rather ironic.


[quote]Hope you see it my way.[/quote]

Maybe I will see it your way. You'll have to do better than that though.

This is your argument, not Charles Sykes'. Why is Charle Sykes an authority?


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stupid article
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This thread is also two years old. Whoever you are quoting is probably not going to answer.

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Don't really care.

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stupid article
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THAT EXPLAINS ALL THE POST FROM 2008-2011!!!!!

Congratulations humanity,because you refuse to let go of the old and evolve you actually make people believe in 2012. Not only that, but you're the only species on Earth that were able to make it possible, now we get to sit until we die because we couldn't get to Mars. We have failed as a society and don't deserve our gifts to survive for this long. Maybe this is why dinosaurs are extinct, we sure aren't any better than the dirt you say we're created from. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pla...DvwSOFto#! Noo

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Yup,

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stupid article
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