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Awesome dude! Do it! Laugh

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Sounds like a good idea! That printable version will probably be quite a few pages though... Biggrin

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Re: school survival printable version in library.

Vegemite Wrote:im thinking of printing up the printable version of the 'school-survival' site, and then i am thinking of distributing it between book sin the library.

so when people are looking through books, out comes the anti-school one.


i am also thinking of doing one on satanism too, his is because my school is a catholic one XD, and ive checked, no books on satanism, how are we meant to learn by following a bias point of view?

That happens anywhere. Our drug education is basically 'drugs are bad, don't do them'.

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Re: school survival printable version in library.

Vegemite Wrote:im thinking of printing up the printable version of the 'school-survival' site, and then i am thinking of distributing it between book sin the library.

so when people are looking through books, out comes the anti-school one.


i am also thinking of doing one on satanism too, his is because my school is a catholic one XD, and ive checked, no books on satanism, how are we meant to learn by following a bias point of view?
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Thats a good idea. I might think of doing that except I would put up printed versions of that intro all over the school

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