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View Poll Results: Would you be able to afford to Educate your child under a fully privatized system?
Yes 40 59.70%
No 27 40.30%
Voters: 67. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-29-2008, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Right where I want to be.
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:55 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Originally Posted by TristansMommy
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Schools are not in the business of teaching you WHAT to think or HOW to think??
If you only look at how the student's knowledge is tested you would come to the conclusion that schools only exist to tell their students what to think.
Why else use multiple choice to test their student's knowledge?
It seems to me that teachers aren't interested in the opinion of their student; teachers are only interested in the right answer and not in how their students reached their conclusion.
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They teach FACTS.. about chemistry, history..etc. They don't, in any way.. tell you HOW to think or WHAT to think.. just the facts...
So what youíre saying is that schools teach their students to always trust the authorities?
Funny, Iíve learned more by not trusting the authorities.
I guess this is why I always fact check.
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Knowledge is Power!
Be that as it may, the only power I need is the power over myself.
I have no need to have power (read: control) over others.
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:55 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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Heck, there is no need to go to school to become educated.
I could not disagree with you more -
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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I only needed a school to teach me how to read & write and basic math. I don't need a school to teach me what to think because I'm perfectly capable to figure out myself how to think.
You honestly believe you could be a doctor or lawyer without going to school?
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:57 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Originally Posted by Greatday
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I could not disagree with you more -
Why?
Because of what is said or because of who said it?
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You honestly believe you could be a doctor or lawyer without going to school?
I honestly believe that I'm a better shrink than most shrinks, because nobody knows me better than I do.
You would not see me in court, therefore I'm already a better lawyer.
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:58 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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Because of what is said or because of who said it?
Because of what was said -
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:01 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Originally Posted by Greatday
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Because of what was said -
I guess you have no problem with lying to yourself.
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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You would not see me in court, therefore I'm already a better lawyer.
The question you failed to answer is, do you honestly believe you can be a doctor or lawyer without going to school?
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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I guess you have no problem with lying to yourself.
But, I am not lying to myself -

Your statement was assinine and foolish at best
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:09 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Originally Posted by Greatday
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The question you failed to answer is, do you honestly believe you can be a doctor or lawyer without going to school?
What you don't speak English?
Read: If schools were privatized would you be able to afford an education for your child?
Oh and I only finished high school and have never entered medical school or law school.
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