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To everyone who joined these forums at some point, and got discouraged by the negativity and left after a while (or even got literally scared off): I'm sorry.

I wasn't good enough at encouraging people to be kinder, and removing people who refuse to be kind. Encouraging people is hard, and removing people creates conflict, and I hate conflict... so that's why I wasn't better at it.

I was a very, very sensitive teen. The atmosphere of this forum as it is now, if it had existed in 1996, would probably have upset me far more than it would have helped.

I can handle quite a lot of negativity and even abuse now, but that isn't the point. I want to help people. I want to help the people who need it the most, and I want to help people like the 1996 version of me.

I'm still figuring out the best way to do that, but as it is now, these forums are doing more harm than good, and I can't keep running them.

Thank you to the few people who have tried to understand my point of view so far. I really, really appreciate you guys. You are beautiful people.

Everyone else: If after everything I've said so far, you still don't understand my motivations, I think it's unlikely that you will. We're just too different. Maybe someday in the future it might make sense, but until then, there's no point in arguing about it. I don't have the time or the energy for arguing anymore. I will focus my time and energy on people who support me, and those who need help.

-SoulRiser

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Math_n_Logic Offline
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Greetings!

Hello,

I am just your average high school student who gets good grades. However, I feel that in the end, all these "rewards" and "accomplishments" are meaningless and do not get straight to the point of learning... which is the understanding of what you are doing and really having a passion for learning.

Truly I am glad that there is a community which devotes itself to critical thinking and open criticism for such a widely accepted institution.

In any case, I shall be posting new threads discussing how we could change the system or at least increase awareness.

Thank you,

Math_n_Logic
(This post was last modified: 04-18-2017 12:06 PM by Math_n_Logic.)
04-18-2017 12:06 PM
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Yep

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Greetings!

Yayyy, new person!!! <3

Welcome to the forums of SS! Welcome
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There are some interesting people and discussions on this site.
~I can't wait until you witness them~

Also hiiii! I am 16, but no different than my 13 year old self and I like posting anime pictures when I can't react with words, thus earning me the nickname:
BlackWeebChick by Gwedin(I think it was him at least). xD
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I was so excited when I found this place with (mostly) like minded people, since I only saw anti-school/ unschooling and youth rights ideas on a few blogs and videos.

This forum goes through random periods of activity, and then becomes deserted for a while, so replies aren't always instant.

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Welcome to the forums homie.

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Greetings!

brainiac said it all, really.
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Mmhmm.

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