posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 08:29 PM
"yea it doesnt help that big brother decided that physical education doesnt have to be mandatory anymore ( how can people learn the dangers of
laziness if they dont have to be taught anything about it)and if you say that the educational system of america even tries to teach their young any
sort of factual knowledge then i honestly beg you to try and open your eyes and do some actual research also you still say we have limited resources
still ok maybe with our consumption the way it is yea maybe we would have a resource problem but you obvisouly have never heard of is free energy and
hey all you have to do to find out about is type those two words into that little teeny tiny box above the page"
Ok this is a perfect example of blaming someone or something external for our problems. It is not up to big brother or the government to make us
exercise. It is up to us. If they dont offer it at school, then its a parents job to teach their kids to exercise and the importance of it. It is a
parents job to teach their kids the danger of being lazy. The educational system of America teaches all kinds of facts, because it is in the best
interest of the survival of the country to teach science and math and english, etc... Do they sometimes not do the best job, sure. Was it on
purpose, probably not. Are history books a bit swayed to our point of view, yes, because writers and book choosers are swayed by their personal world
The whole reason the education system in America is behind in some areas is because they are trying to solve a bunch of social problems, caused by
people who suck at being parents.
You couldnt pay me enough to be a school teacher. It is ridiculous what they have to go through. A kid should arrive at school with a basic
understanding of character, self discipline, food in his belly, a good night sleep, a feeling of well being, an ability to read because his parents
read to him, and ability to converse because his parents communicate with him. If he doesnt have that then its his parents fault, no ifs, ands, or
butts. If you cant provide a child with that you shouldnt have one.
If you disagree with what your kids are learning you take time to teach them the alternative. My kids go to a Christian school and they teach them
creationism. I dont agree with that, so I teach my kids how other people believe in evolution. I dont tell them their teachers are idiots. I dont
whine and cry to their teacher. If it bothered me a lot, I would just put them in another school.
[edit on 6-4-2009 by justsomeboreddude]