posted on Aug, 8 2011 @ 09:42 PM
reply to post by thegrayone
His guardian angel should get a bonus for that one.
Perhaps an extra set of wings like a dragonfly.
Vent Warning - stop reading if offended by justified outrage.
Don't children learn the angle of repose of washed quartz while playing in the sandbox?
If they grasped the concepts presented in the most basic of high school geology classes then the student should be able to figure out the rudimentary
concepts of trenching and shoring.
What was he thinking?
That he was exempt from the basic laws of physics?
Sorry to seem nasty but this was a 'teenager' what are we paying* the state to 'teach' our children in school?
I think basic self preservation should be first on the list then...
Reading- to research and appreciate the art of the written word.
Writing - - to convey your thoughts in print - without the written word 99% of human legacy would be simple animal genetics.
Arithmatic- To figure out that a cubic foot of sand at 100# will crush a human which has a mass of around 10 pounds per cubic foot, [fat
vs lean mass, 70% water etc.]
Any well educated five year old would have known this would happen.
What do they learn in school today??? How 'special' they are? That they get a prize for just showing up?
How the Gov will come save you no matter what. (ask the people in New Orleans about how well that worked out)
* I think they fudged the numbers down but here is my source www.edsource.org...
8-8-2011 by VforVendettea because: Dell wireless keyboard - Enough said.