Time we got back to common sense.
This was sent to me in an email although it might not be entirely accurate it makes you think.
“SCHOOL – 1957 vs. 2012
Johnny and Mark get into a fight after school.
1957 – Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up best friends.
2012 – Police called, arrests Johnny and Mark. Charge them with assault, both expelled even though Johnny started it. Both children go to anger management programs for 3 months. School governors hold meeting to implement bullying prevention programmes.
Robbie won’t be still in class, disrupts other students..
1957 – Robbie sent to office and given 6 of the best by the Principal. Returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again.
2012 – Robbie given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie. Tested for ADHD. Robbie’s parents get fortnightly disability payments and School gets…
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