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School is turning into prison!
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School is turning into prison!

Yes, I strongly believe that school is turning into anything but, well, school. When school was invented, it was treated as a way of learning about the world. However, it soon turned into something where learning has turned into discipline and responsibility. We are all here for a reason. God did not want us to waste our lives at work staring at a computer screen all day. However, many people still believe that we are supposed to like school. What is likable about school? Working? Bullying? Bad grades? Yea, all of those REALLY make school fun... It is not fair how they ruin your only free time, including weekends and breaks, with this so-called homework. I swear, the only work that is ever actually important nowadays is homework. What if you forget to do it because you already have enough going on? That has happened to me plenty of times! Also, if you don't get good grades, you can't play sports until you commit yourself to doing something that you refuse. School is not about learning! It is about memorization and homework!
10-14-2012 05:11 AM
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School is turning into prison!

Here's the brain-buster. School isn't turning into prison; it already is, and has been for several years!

Anyway, glad to have someone ready to join in the good fight. Welcome.

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10-14-2012 05:16 AM
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RE: School is turning into prison!

(10-14-2012 05:16 AM)DoA Wrote:  Here's the brain-buster. School isn't turning into prison; it already is, and has been for several years!

Anyway, glad to have someone ready to join in the good fight. Welcome.

I meant to say that. My point was that it HAS turned into prison. Thanks for the welcome BTW.
10-14-2012 05:27 AM
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School is turning into prison!

It's been a prison since it was invented. I'd rather go through World War 1 and 2, the Cold War, and the Korean War than through school.

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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Welcome Smile

Funny how school turned the words 'discipline' and 'responsibility' into bad things.

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RE: School is turning into prison!

(10-14-2012 05:51 AM)EmpathyLover Wrote:  It's been a prison since it was invented. I'd rather go through World War 1 and 2, the Cold War, and the Korean War than through school.

You're a lot more likely to die going through those than school... just saying.

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^ The likelihood is exactly the same, considering no one is immortal.

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10-14-2012 06:24 AM
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School is turning into prison!

I'd rather die than go to school so...

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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10-14-2012 06:35 AM
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School is turning into prison!

All I meant is that you're more likely to die in a war zone than in school.

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10-15-2012 02:52 AM
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RE: School is turning into prison!

It would seriously be more fun to live in the trenches for the rest of my life, waist deep in water. Much more fun than school
10-15-2012 07:31 AM
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RE: School is turning into prison!

School gives learning a bad reputation.
10-15-2012 09:49 AM
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(10-15-2012 09:49 AM)SomeRandomHuman Wrote:  School gives learning a bad reputation.

School turns the essence of life into a chore. D:
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RE: School is turning into prison!

No, chores turn the essence of life into school!
10-16-2012 08:27 AM
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