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Originally posted by jarheadjock
~ Listen, i know am young and think i know everything. But i am an open-minded person, so tell me your comments and such. Just be mature!! I am sorry if i insulted anyone and/or made you mad by my opinions. I am young, and i make mistakes. Thanks for even reading this. ~
Originally posted by RRex13I'm sure they'll hop in this thread now and flame the crap out of me, but I speak from eleven years of personal experience. School is a little-examined crucible that breeds fear and heartache and the people who should give a sheet don't unless the punch or the barb or the gun is aimed right at them.
Originally posted by MajorMalfunction
No matter WHAT is done to someone, the choice to go out and kill was entirely upon the person who did the heinous deed. Nobody made him. He had a choice, to rise above it and become a stronger and better person despite these impediments, or do something stupid and unnecessary. The onus is entirely on the murderer, IMO.
There is no excuse for bullying, no. But being bullied is no excuse for becoming a murderer. Nobody made him pick up the gun, he chose to. Therefore it's all on him.
o.p. by Major Malfunction
If you look at evolutionary biology and modern primates, that is the way we are. We are social apes and social apes have their hierarchy. And the apes on the bottom of the hierarchy take everyone else's crap.
1 Corinthians 12:
14 For the body is not one member, but many.
15 If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
16 And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
17 If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?
18 But now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him.
19 And if they were all one member, where were the body?
20 But now are they many members, yet but one body.
21 And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again the head to the feet, I have no need of you.
22 Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary:
23 And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
24 For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked:
25 That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.
26 And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.
27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.
how wonderful a world would it be if we all lived according to those principles?
Originally posted by RRex13
I'm happy to listen to your concerns if it helps you cope with the crap. I had no one to talk to about it. My parents worked and we kids were five years apart. I was alone.
I don't have time to write more as I have an appointment this afternoon, but know that you are heard and understood here. You have my ear within appropriate boundaries. I make this last statement due to your age.
Originally posted by XerosI'm just thinking aloud, feel free to refute.