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Originally posted by DAZ21
reply to post by WhiteAlice
I know, it just doesn't make sense why we would need negative Media to make us feel better about ourselves, so we can say to ourselves, "At least we have a better life than that poor so and so." Etc.
What does that tell us about ourselves, that we need to always feel better off than others?
I don't know, maybe I'm thinking into this too deeply.
Originally posted by arpgme
reply to post by DAZ21
The government is also humans. They don't make anything better or worse. If there was no government there would probably be more violence since there would be more freedom, but guess what? With the government existing NOW, the government ITSELF is creating violence and wars, so it's basically the same thing...
Originally posted by NightGypsy
No, humans are not innately evil. This is a learned behavior, and the government does a damn good job helping humanity to learn the tricks of the trade.
Originally posted by DAZ21
reply to post by tetra50
I'm sorry that you've had bad experiences,
This is the point I'm trying to make though. There are bad people out there, I don't know why they seem predisposed to act in the way in which they do, so how do we secure ourselves from these people? That's why I suggested government tries to protect us from these people by dealing with them in numerous ways.
Is that the best way I don't know, but what happens if one day you actually use this "rueger?" (I'm not a gun person) and you end up doing something that you regret? You can't turn back time, and if I could have people protected so that they weren't forced to take the law into their own hands, then I'd do it.
I'm not saying that your or anyone else isn't capable of fending for themselves, but do you want to have to pull a trigger and watch someone die? even if they are attacking you.edit on 8-8-2013 by DAZ21 because: (no reason given)
Executive Elite School
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Social Class and the Hidden Curriculum of Work
In both working-class schools, work in language arts is mechanics of punctuation (commas, periods, question marks, exclamation points), capitalization, and the four kinds of sentences. One teacher explained to me, "Simple punctuation is all they'll ever use." Regarding punctuation, either a teacher or a ditto stated the rules for where, for example, to put commas. The investigator heard no classroom discussion of the aural context of punctuation (which, of course, is what gives each mark its meaning). Nor did the investigator hear any statement or inference that placing a punctuation mark could be a decision-making process, depending, for example, on one's intended meaning. Rather, the children were told to follow the rules.
The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes Continues To Investigate Claims Against Underwriters of MF Global Notes As Noteholders May Get As Little As 10% of Investment
Yesterday, Fitch Ratings said that owners of MF Global's senior unsecured debt will recover 30 cents to [color=gold] as low as 10 cents on the dollar of their investment, in the company's bankruptcy.
MF Global Notes
Novemeber 2nd, 2011