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Scholastic Brainwashing 4th Grade Students With OWS Propaganda-

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posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:23 PM
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www.wnd.com...

This is proof that there is more behind this than meets the eye. Trying to brainwash students with this propaganda. I dont think this is right. I better NOT catch this in my daughters school either

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From the article:
The company's website says it is pledged "to uphold the basic freedoms of all individuals" and it is opposed "to any system of government or society that denies these freedoms."

It continues, "Good citizens may honestly differ on important public questions. We believe that all sides of the issues of our times should be fairly discussed – with deep respect for facts and logical thinking – in classroom magazines, books…"

But Scholastic's report about Occupy said "most of their complaints are about today's tough economic times and who should be blamed for them." And the report said "protesters say that they make up the other 99 percent. They argue that big companies are making too much money as millions of Americans have lost their jobs or even their homes."



Read more: 4th-graders brainwashed with Occupy 'propaganda' www.wnd.com...
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posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:37 PM
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Never underestimate the stupidity of the american grade school teacher. And the union they're paid by.
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posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:42 PM
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So its fine for the media to slander them every 2 seconds but this is not ok?
Yeah right
this is a joke isnt it?


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posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:43 PM
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What part is propaganda?

Seems like a fair summary of OWS to me...


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posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:47 PM
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These are the things we SHOULD be teaching our children. To stand up for themselves and not let a few control the many. And to want jobs ready for kids when they graduate from school. How is this bad in any way? If anything its good.



posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:50 PM
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Originally posted by Chadwickus
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What part is propaganda?

Seems like a fair summary of OWS to me...


Is this what we should be teaching our schoolchildren? Dont they already recieve an education in the public school system that leaves alot to be desired? I school my daughter in a private school, where I believe she is free of this and the sex ed they like to teach our children at such an early age imo.



posted on Dec, 10 2011 @ 11:56 PM
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What do you expect from a news and current affairs magazine?


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posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:01 AM
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Have you considered the possibility that you and many other parents are delusional and paranoid?

Did you also start that thread about Spongebob Squarepants making our children gay?



Really, I'd be concerned about what kind of home your daughter is growing up in where everything is a brainwashing threat and there are subliminal liberal messages around every corner trying to turn her in to a socialist.

It isn't really doing much to encourage rational thought, which can come in handy in life
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posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:03 AM
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This is why my son stayed with me for a few days of the time I was living at an Occupy camp in Mid-October. This is exactly why. Keep in mind, that was before things turned violent and raids were common place. It was also a clean and well kept camp compared to some the media have covered extensively. However, he saw some good and some bad both.. Enough to form his own opinion with some intelligent basis for it.

Our Son is one they'll be wasting the propaganda on. He saw both sides with his own eyes. He's a bit older than the girl in the story. Old enough to understand everything, yet still in the formative period of how he'll view the world in the future. The experience was priceless for an educational moment.

The propaganda is shameless and one sided to such an extreme, they should really feel guilt over it. OWS has good sides....depending on location as much as anything. It has bad though, and telling one side without the other is dishonest, to be generous about it.



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:14 AM
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Originally posted by Hawking
reply to post by AllUrChips
 


Have you considered the possibility that you and many other parents are delusional and paranoid?

Did you also start that thread about Spongebob Squarepants making our children gay?



Really, I'd be concerned about what kind of home your daughter is growing up in where everything is a brainwashing threat and there are subliminal liberal messages around every corner trying to turn her in to a socialist.

It isn't really doing much to encourage rational thought, which can come in handy in life
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Id be careful talking about somebodies daughter buddy. Just sayin
Also no, I could give a crap less if spongebob is gay. Not my thread(now whos delusional?) I refuse to respond to anymore of your ignorant remarks, later.

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posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:15 AM
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Originally posted by ThrowCatsAtCacti
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So its fine for the media to slander them every 2 seconds but this is not ok?
Yeah right
this is a joke isnt it?


I feel like this needs to be repeated. The news constantly slanders this movement as communists, socialists, hippies, etc. etc. etc. but as soon as a publication puts them in a good light, it's damned? I, for one, think it is great that Scholastic stood up, showing the movement for what it is.

All these children see the news and hear what their parents tell them about the movement, this was probably the first time they saw it in a "good light."



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:22 AM
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Originally posted by cconn487
These are the things we SHOULD be teaching our children. To stand up for themselves and not let a few control the many. And to want jobs ready for kids when they graduate from school. How is this bad in any way? If anything its good.


Yeah. It's some idiot grade school teacher's place to brainwash kids into defying authority. Srsly? Just teach them to read, write and add and multiply. The moral teaching isn't to be done by some nitwit who can't teach at university level or get a job in the real world.



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:27 AM
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Originally posted by QUANTUMGR4V17Y

Originally posted by ThrowCatsAtCacti
reply to post by AllUrChips
 
So its fine for the media to slander them every 2 seconds but this is not ok?
Yeah right
this is a joke isnt it?


I feel like this needs to be repeated. The news constantly slanders this movement as communists, socialists, hippies, etc. etc. etc. but as soon as a publication puts them in a good light, it's damned? I, for one, think it is great that Scholastic stood up, showing the movement for what it is.

All these children see the news and hear what their parents tell them about the movement, this was probably the first time they saw it in a "good light."


over 5000 arrests by occupy since mid september. Not 1 single arrest of a tea party member period. Bet the teacher left that part out. But the point is: neither one has a place in a grade-school classroom. None. there shouldn't be, in either case. They should get their political indoctrination, if any, from home.

Want to teach kids? teach them the basics, then move on and teach them the mechanics of investing and managing their money.



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:38 AM
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Originally posted by AllUrChips

Originally posted by Chadwickus
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What part is propaganda?

Seems like a fair summary of OWS to me...


Is this what we should be teaching our schoolchildren? Dont they already recieve an education in the public school system that leaves alot to be desired? I school my daughter in a private school, where I believe she is free of this and the sex ed they like to teach our children at such an early age imo.


You are right, there is much to be desired from our childrens' curriculum. I'd like to see it start with a fair assessment of our immoral economic practices and how they may someday change that. For some reason, you seem to want the original brainwashing of a predatory capitalist corporate structure to continue being implemented.



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:38 AM
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I still dont get what people are complaining about,
politics are taught all the time in school
this is part of history and its important we tell kids the truth, which is what this resource does for the most part.

Why would you want teachers to lie about it?
Is it better to keep your kids ignorant and in the dark?
If you present them with the facts, you let them make up their own mind and we can grow as a species.



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:43 AM
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What teacher?

It's a news and current affairs magazine for kids.

It's not part of the curriculum.

We have something similar here in Australia, it's called Behind The News:

www.abc.net.au...

en.wikipedia.org...



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:49 AM
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Originally posted by Chadwickus
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What teacher?

It's a news and current affairs magazine for kids.

It's not part of the curriculum.

We have something similar here in Australia, it's called Behind The News:

www.abc.net.au...

en.wikipedia.org...


Lol yes, the issue here is a kids' reading magazine attempting to explain to kids what all this OWS business is about. It doesn't encourage it, it just says "there's some people doing these things and here's what they say they're complaining about." This is what all the outrage is over

There's no teacher, there's no brainwashing. It's a current events article for kids that "adults" here cannot handle.



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:51 AM
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Originally posted by Chadwickus
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What teacher?

It's a news and current affairs magazine for kids.

It's not part of the curriculum.

We have something similar here in Australia, it's called Behind The News:

www.abc.net.au...

en.wikipedia.org...


Yes, I read the article. It's biased toward the political views of the protesters. as you stated "it's a news and current affairs magazine for KIDS"

I guess you'd have no problem with the same magazine containing an article written from the persepective of the Tea Party or a group opposed to unions?



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:54 AM
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Originally posted by Hawking

Originally posted by Chadwickus
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What teacher?

It's a news and current affairs magazine for kids.

It's not part of the curriculum.

We have something similar here in Australia, it's called Behind The News:

www.abc.net.au...

en.wikipedia.org...


Lol yes, the issue here is a kids' reading magazine attempting to explain to kids what all this OWS business is about. It doesn't encourage it, it just says "there's some people doing these things and here's what they say they're complaining about." This is what all the outrage is over

There's no teacher, there's no brainwashing. It's a current events article for kids that "adults" here cannot handle.


It's an "adult" topic. Not that 4th graders shouldn't be informed, but it's not the place of the state to "inform" them. They have a word for it... lemme think... hmmm... oh yeah: it's "propoganda"



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 12:56 AM
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I agree with the above poster-why is this going on in our schools?? Aren't they supposed to be teaching -oh I don't know-math?reading?geography?etc??
This reminds me of those videos of the teachers leading the schoolchildren in a song praising Obama.....

Teacher's personal politics-no matter what they are- do NOT belong in the classroom.....







 
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