posted on Oct, 7 2012 @ 10:51 PM
I think The Old American and Neo got it best for how I feel on this. I fully support the idea of encouraging basic common sense and a respect for
resources at all levels of growing up. Global Warming or not....Oil crisis or not...Turning off electric devices or lights when not in use is just
basic common sense . No argument there.
It's 100% about the informant society this approach builds and on both sides. The 10 to 20 kids in the one example make me wonder how that works.
What 10-20 kids form the clique out of the overall student body? That alone must be an interesting story, but this attitude of "snitches get
stitches" isn't a laughing matter in many if not most cities. Training the kids to be one, young and on petty garbage is a bad bad thing in my
In fact, anything that encourages citizens to inform and report on each other is really foreign to the whole mindset of this nation. I can see
reporting on true and immediate threats to other people. Drunk drivers.....a gang fight or robbery in progress...That sort of thing. But teaching
Junior that being an Energy Cop is a noble thing? Oh brother.
On the flip side, it's conditioning the non-enforcer or enforcee kids to take as normal the idea that political agenda (which this extreme absolutely
is) can and will be 'applied' with various levels of force. In this case, just their peers doing stupid write ups....but they're young. Must start
these things small.