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Originally posted by OpusMarkII
I guess the state owns the children ,and the people are nothing more than cattle to bread .
Originally posted by Elliot
reply to post by Godot
Until something bad happens to oneself or ones loved ones it is easy to believe that things are 'not so bad'.
Originally posted by FlyersFan
As for child abuse ... the greatest number of abuse cases come out of public schools. THAT is a fact.
Originally posted by Gorman91
Fight it. I should have been home schooled. Collective education makes all kids one way and one thought, eliminating diversity of imagination. I was lucky enough to not care enough for school. What irony. The one who doesn't care is the smartest and most creative in the class. It's built so that only the drones get to the top.
Originally posted by rentacop1976
My reference to the Amish is quite deliberate. While I don't agree with their refusal to use modern technology, I have to admit that many of their methods are effective, and that in an overall sense, they are probably the most content of any of us in the world.
Originally posted by Mark2009
I hate to say it but I agree with the Government on this one. Homeschooling for the minority will be great but only for the ones who are truly gifted. It's easy to say you were home schooled and interacted with society, but what about the kids who live in the middle of nowhere or who have stricter parents? They'll miss playing for school sports teams, school social events etc.
A lot of the parents who do it are the ones who are fearful for their kids in the school environment so it's their decision then slowly brainwash the children in to thinking that is what they want.
School is a vital part off life where you learn so much more than education where you get to meet people from different culture's and gain a wide variety of friends.
Originally posted by manbird12000
...What he means by "My children belong to me" is that the ONLY authoritative power over his children that is higher than his is GOD.
..... and for some people...even HE isn't above.
He may not own them but they DO belong to him before ANYTHING else under God.
And what he means by "the line has been drawn" is that his life IS his child. A Father has NOTHING to loose when his future blood is threatened.
And that is a DEADLY person to deal with on a level of horror most people won't expect.
Trust me, I'm sharpening my Hatchet just thinking about it..
Note: substitute "Hatchet" with any other item that wreaks death and destruction when used.
Only a kid or non parent would say what you just said.
Rising numbers of schools and nurseries are banning staff from touching children because they fear accusations of assault or abuse, according to research in a new book out next month