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RAGING TIME OF RAGING AND STUFF!
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AtheistLGBTQAnarchist Offline
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RAGING TIME OF RAGING AND STUFF!

Post all the pro-school links you can and comment on them! http://www.rd.com/advice/parenting/when-...tes-school Goingcrazy Fu

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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10-07-2012 12:21 PM
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http://www.educationrevolution.org/blog/...thing-new/ Don't be fooled for a second. They trick you quick and then you start raging again. I do some of these, and these people talk it as a bad thing.

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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10-07-2012 12:27 PM
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My final one, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424...45302.html Don't even ask why it's so long but it's the worst one of all.

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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10-07-2012 12:33 PM
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These people are insane.

"Well-meaning parents can make things worse, psychologists say, by allowing an anxious child to miss school, attending school with them as, for example, a classroom volunteer—or home-schooling. Such accommodations send the message that school is too scary for the child to handle alone and the fear is justified. "Overprotective parents rush in way too quickly to shield them from any experience that creates distress," says Karen Cassiday, a clinical psychologist and the owner of the Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Center in Chicago, Ill." - cut from Wall Street Journal article

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RE: RAGING TIME OF RAGING AND STUFF!

(10-07-2012 12:27 PM)WaterHealerOfBurns Wrote:  http://www.educationrevolution.org/blog/...thing-new/ Don't be fooled for a second. They trick you quick and then you start raging again. I do some of these, and these people talk it as a bad thing.

Wait what? What's wrong with this one?

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It was one of the more personal stuff for me because some of that stuff I did and that got my computer taken for 4 days. NO ONE TOUCHES MY TECHNOLOGY!

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

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
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"He who sacrifices freedom for security deserves neither."
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10-09-2012 06:31 AM
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RE: RAGING TIME OF RAGING AND STUFF!

I'm laughing so hard on the inside! These are just amazing! I'll be using these in our soon-to-exist annual wine tasting festival for years! Seriously, anxiety disorders? On what planet were these made up on? You can't just label a child and sort problems that quickly! We have a little thing these researchers are missing: they're called brains! We think with them and use them for stuff!
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