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Yes I did see teachers drink with their students. This is not something that I heard secondhand, this is something I witnessed many times with my own eyes.
Just because one student got his stomach pumped does not mean the culture as a whole isn't different
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: JAGStorm
When you master knowledge in your own head it's yours. When you can only look it up, it belongs to whomever put it online.
Do you realize how easy it is to manipulate people who rely on facts they have to constantly look up because they never acquired those facts for themselves?
So let's say you never were taught properly what the three rights in the first Amendment were/are. So you look it up every single time someone asks you. If enough people are like that, then what they know is controlled by those who control what they see on the screen.
It's 1984 and the MInistry of Truth. What happens when that fact suddenly changes to have a different text? Would enough people have that knowledge acquired themselves to know or make a difference or would the good little "lookup" sheep be the critical mass that matters?