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School rules should also apply to teachers

It's annoying when you aren't even allowed to have water bottles in class and the teacher pulls out A FUCKING SODA. The teachers always say that we can't have water bottles because we can go to the water fountain, which would be true if they actually allowed us to use the water fountain during class. Same is true if you aren't allowed to play games or read the internet during free time, and on the teacher's computer, there's a game of Minesweeper or an article on the screen. The worst is probably cursing rules. The teacher goes on a rant with dozens of swear words, but I get internal if the they hear me say "damn?" Really? I just feel it's ridiculous that teachers can do things the students can't. But society views us kids as second-class citizens, so that won't change....

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RE: School rules should also apply to teachers

Tape a mirror to your teachers' faces. They sound stupid enough to fall for it.

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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(12-02-2014 11:23 AM)no Wrote:  Tape a mirror to your teachers' faces. They sound stupid enough to fall for it.

Only the first one is from my current teachers. The second is from last year (and said teacher retired) and the third is an example from elsewhere on the internet.

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What's going to happen if you drink a soda in class?

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People like to make rules. They like it more when they don't have to follow it.

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(12-02-2014 11:46 AM)TheCancer Wrote:  What's going to happen if you drink a soda in class?

They assume that you will spill the soda and get it all over the desks.

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And the teachers won't? Please...

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I mean what's the punishment if you just openly defy that rule?

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(12-03-2014 08:29 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  
(12-02-2014 11:46 AM)TheCancer Wrote:  What's going to happen if you drink a soda in class?

They assume that you will spill the soda and get it all over the desks.

Is that such a bad thing? I'd rather the classroom smell like soda than bullshit. Nutter

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They're afraid of stuff getting "sticky"

As if the rooms are ever that clean...

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This used to really get on my nerves, the drink thing especially. There was another thing as well... I'll post it when I can recall it.

This is far fetched, but maybe it's the idea that teachers can handle the "responsibility" of handling a drink more than a student? That's terrible...

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Or maybe because while the students are actively supervised, as the teacher is almost always in the room for the entire time, the supervisors for teachers don't stay in the room, and probably rarely make their rounds to check in on classes.

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(12-03-2014 09:12 AM)TheCancer Wrote:  I mean what's the punishment if you just openly defy that rule?

Internal.

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Is that in school suspension?

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(12-06-2014 09:48 AM)TheCancer Wrote:  Is that in school suspension?

Yes. They rarely hand out detention, and instead go to that extreme instead.

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