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So I did a bit of rebellion against my teacher...

That's what I said at the beginning!

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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RE: So I did a bit of rebellion against my teacher...

(09-29-2013 11:08 PM)planetfall666 Wrote:  That's what I said at the beginning!

You said nomore. I said nomo. Your copyright infringement claim is out the window.

But I agree.

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(06-14-2013 08:02 AM)Potato Wrote:  watch the fuq out, we've got an "intellectual" over here.

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RE: So I did a bit of rebellion against my teacher...

(09-29-2013 02:03 PM)kfcnyancat Wrote:  
(09-29-2013 01:26 PM)planetfall666 Wrote:  
(09-29-2013 03:48 AM)Lollipopgirl Wrote:  
(09-27-2013 11:28 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  
(09-27-2013 05:20 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  #UnobtaniumFTW

#JustGotIntoThis #LetsMakeHistory



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RE: So I did a bit of rebellion against my teacher...

(09-27-2013 05:20 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  
(09-27-2013 05:04 AM)Unknown-Creation Wrote:  
(09-25-2013 04:29 PM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  
(09-25-2013 11:29 AM)Lollipopgirl Wrote:  
(09-25-2013 11:18 AM)Hawkbit Wrote:  #YesYesIDo





Dear lord, what have I unintentionally created?

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(09-21-2013 05:26 AM)EntityCubed Wrote:  So, it was at OP and I read for a few minutes, then we all moved to chat. The teacher. who was a substitute, said the we weren't allowed to talk. Then, I said "Talking is a human right, y'know.". The teacher called me ignorant, rude etc. People said I was going to get written up, but all I said was "It was worth it.".

One time in my 7th grade music class my teacher did that annoying thing where she calls on you even though she isn't expecting an answer (you weren't paying attention, you hadn't caught up yet, etc.). I stood up and looked her straight in the eyes, and the following conversation began in from of my entire classroom.
Me: "Do I look like I am prepared to answer this?"
Teacher (absolute dipshit, by the way): "No"
"Do I look like I am willing to answer this question?"
"Yes, because I called on you"
"Is there any little bit of the empty space inside your skull that realized that I would not answer this question?"

My teacher shut up immediately

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