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originally posted by: auroraaus
a reply to: howmuch4another
Have you ever heard the saying, it takes a village to raise a child?
There's more to an individual's behaviour than just 18 years of "bad parenting" or falling into the "wrong crowd".
First as we all know, it starts in utero. Whatever environmental and biological stressors imposed on the developing child. Then you've got the interaction of the child with their environment when they enter the world, relationships and bonding with caregivers, having the ability to explore in a safe and predictable environment - we get that.
Bear in mind that there is a thing called inter-generational trauma which can affect the ability of caregivers to give what the child needs to be reasonably happy and healthy. If there has been a history of emotional trauma, even going back a couple of hundred years and hasn't been fully addressed, can change the family culture in a way in responses to their environment and socio-economic development.
Secondly - as a child is growing up, they usually have interactions within their community, from neighbours, to church - to shopkeepers, to emergency services, to teachers, to their peers etc. A child will eventually build up a schema of what is the normal and predictable behaviour of their community - and how to survive within.
Thus - even if a child may not have the right supportive environment at home,
if there is a community there that feels safe, the child may thrive better and be able to develop the necessary behaviours to survive in the wider-world.
If the child only finds the safe, predictable environment of the criminal classes - well, there you go.
originally posted by: howmuch4another
I have. It's liberal babble. It doesn't take a village to raise a child. It takes good parents.
You just described bad parents on top of bad parenting. I wonder how the kids that don't rob stores and attack cops made it?
Now we're back to that relying on a community to raise a child. I just don't agree with that approach.It's a victim mentality that perpetuates the problem by shifting the responsibility. Good values beat a bad community almost every time.
SAN DIEGO - As dozens of students blocked northbound I-5 at Nobel Drive as part of a protest Wednesday morning, thousands of irate commuters were left stranded and unable to get to work. At least one of those drivers was angry enough to push a protester and steal his bullhorn.
Tyree Landrum told 10News he was on his way to work at an area Ross store when he was caught in the standstill. He got out of his car, and in front of 10News cameras, he reached out and pushed one male protester towards the center-divide. The protester was chanting "no justice, no peace" into a bullhorn until Landrum wrestled it away from him to shout his own message.
"Hey, I feel you; we ain't got no justice either," Landrum announced.
RELATED: CHP explains why protesters were not arrested
Landrum told a 10News photographer, "I got to go to Ross right now, homie. If I don't get there, I'm going to get fired. I've got six f****** kids to feed, homie … m*****f****** get shot every f****** day. Deal with it the right way, not like this."
Many other drivers felt similarly incensed. In the crowd of drivers standing outside of their parked cars were health care workers trying to get to area hospitals. One woman in nursing scrubs screamed, "Arrest them!" at the protesters.
"We have doctors and nurses that have to save lives here," the woman told 10News.
It took a wave of California Highway Patrol and San Diego police officers about a half hour to arrive on scene, and drivers rejoiced when officers drove down the ramp.
One man grinned as he shouted at the protesters, "You're spending the night in jail! That's right, you're spending the night in jail tonight!"
originally posted by: transola
a reply to: TrueBrit
You obviously fell asleep during history class. Stating facts as unpopular as they are isn't a crime. Africans sold other africans to people all over the world. FACT.