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Originally posted by gabby2011
reply to post by MrWendal
It was not too long ago that a whack with a ruler would happen in US schools as well. Sorry to say, I do nto consider this to be "abuse" at all. If we brought back this type of treatment maybe we wouldn't have 17 year old kids who act like the girls in the video below.
Do you really think whacks with a ruler are going to stop what that 17 year old did?? Do you realize how many kids have been spanked,whacked with rulers , beaten, and still go on to steal..some times even far worse crimes.
The logic that whacking a child will stop them from criminal activity is ridiculous.
Originally posted by iSeeKEnlightenment8o5
Shoot I used to get beat all the time! For misbehaving, and every time I did bad in school SAS! "There you go!" As my dad used to say. That was his way of disciplining me. And yes, I did learn. I don't drink, I don't smoke, I do excellent in school, and because I behave and do really well in school I have a piano, a car, a future, and a place to eat and sleep. Now let's look at my cousin who not once got spanked: Does drugs, doesn't do well in school, has no future (well now he does because I gave him a spot in the company), and disobeys his parents and does what he wants.
Originally posted by boondock-saint
I was punished like this many times
when I was in grade school right here
in North Carolina, USA in the
My school principal had a paddle in his top
desk drawer which I was the receiver
of that many times.
My father used his leather belt on my
hiney many times. Sometimes it hurt
so bad I couldn't sit down for a day or two.
And my mom used a switch from a bush
or used her shoe.
if I did something wrong, I was punished.
end of story.
this is called parenting
spare the rod, spoil the child
I don't see anything wrong with the video.
children need to be taught that there
are repercussions for breaking rules.
If not, half of them will be in prison
by the time they're 21 yrs old.
Now days, all they do as punishment
is send you to your room or either expel
you from school.
How is that punishment???
When being home means
8 more hrs of video games
and TV ???
edit on 5/27/2011 by boondock-saint because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Sparky63
These kids were not being punished because they were doing drugs, or because they were stealing or for breaking any other rule that had any moral relevance. They were getting smacked around because of the quality of their school work. Maybe the teacher was just a lousy teacher.
I am not a touchy feely kind of person, but when I see kids being treated harshly it makes my blood boil. Maybe it is because I have 5 kids of my own and know this kind of treatment is not necessary.
Originally posted by Smell The Roses
Going to have to say this is ridiculous. And by that I mean this guy abusing his power over these kids. I understand the argument for punishment but did you see the way he handles the one girl around the halfway mark of the video?
Seriously you people that claim this is probably warranted should be subjected to similar abuse scaled to effect you similarly.edit on 27-5-2011 by Smell The Roses because: (no reason given)
The man, named in Egypt as Magdi el-Shaar, is shown apparently marking the children's homework before hitting them with a ruler.
He is reported to have blamed the country's revolution earlier this year for his actions, understood to have taken place at a centre in the city of Kafr Shukr, in Gharbiya state.
Video of the disturbing scenes - which have already been viewed by thousands after being posted online - captures pupils screaming in pain and attempting to avoid the blows.
More than 10 children, all aged under 10, are seen being abused. Police said the man was arrested and questioned by local prosecutors and the centre closed down upon the orders of the minister of social solidarity.
El-Shaar allegedly told prosecutors: "Beating and corporal punishment are the best means for disciplining children especially after the January 25 revolt."
The teacher can be seen smiling during his assaults, with one girl dressed in pink receiving a particularly sickening beating as he repeatedly hits her and pulls her hair.
Originally posted by xxPUSH0Noo
reply to post by tom goose
I have a 4 year old. She behaves amazingly. I strongly believe in discipline, but, that ^^^^^^ is NOT discipline.