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Old 09-15-2009, 05:43 PM
 
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I have a feeling it is quite widespread. Do you ?
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Old 09-15-2009, 05:54 PM
 
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POS teachers..what a shame
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Old 09-16-2009, 12:03 AM
 
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I have a feeling it is quite widespread. Do you ?
Gee religion/Christian bashing, there's something new.

Also shocking was that this guy teaches in California. No really!! What a horse's behind.....

Anyway, I wouldn't go as far as "widespread," ie not commonplace, but if by "widespread" you mean "all over the place," well yeah, but that's just because it takes all types/etc.
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Old 09-16-2009, 12:55 AM
 
Location: NZ Wellington
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I have a feeling it is quite widespread. Do you ?
Creationism is superstitious nonsense, and when you do put on your christian glasses you are blinded too the truth. Something must have created it, it is faulty logic.
They judge must be a religious zealous.
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Old 09-16-2009, 01:28 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I haven't been to school for a long time, but it is my general impression that teachers today are petrified with fear that some idea that they express will not pass the muster of the PC police. Any teacher who dares to stray from the dogmatic orthodoxy of the text approved by the state schoolbook nazis is doomed.

The fact is, there ought to be about a thousand times more bigotry in our classrooms than there is.

Before Reagan fired him, University of California president Clark Kerr said "The purpose of the school is to make students safe for ideas, not to make ideas safe for students."
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Old 09-16-2009, 02:01 AM
 
Location: NZ Wellington
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I haven't been to school for a long time, but it is my general impression that teachers today are petrified with fear that some idea that they express will not pass the muster of the PC police. Any teacher who dares to stray from the dogmatic orthodoxy of the text approved by the state schoolbook nazis is doomed.

The fact is, there ought to be about a thousand times more bigotry in our classrooms than there is.

Before Reagan fired him, University of California president Clark Kerr said "The purpose of the school is to make students safe for ideas, not to make ideas safe for students."
Never heard of Clark Kerr, but that was a beautiful comment.
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Old 09-16-2009, 02:10 AM
 
Location: southern california
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i think cops, teachers and to some extent social workers-- are held to absurdly high standards of conduct. the public sets standards they themselves do not even attempt to reach much less maintain.
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Old 09-16-2009, 02:14 AM
 
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YouTube - Clark Kerr 1911-2003 - A Quiet Force
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Old 09-16-2009, 02:16 AM
 
Location: NZ Wellington
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i think cops, teachers and to some extent social workers-- are held to absurdly high standards of conduct. the public sets standards they themselves do not even attempt to reach much less maintain.
All the teacher was doing was telling the truth...
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Old 09-16-2009, 04:36 AM
 
Location: Southern Willamette Valley, Oregon
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The last time I checked, an individuals religion was one of the protected statuses along with race and sexual orientation. If the teacher had made anti-black or anti-homosexual statements with the same fervor, it would have been all out war with mass media coverage. I am not saying that it should be OK to push a religion in a classroom, but in the same respect, it is not OK to down a religion either. The boy simply took a stand against someone who, in a classroom of his peers, offended a belief that he held dear. At minimal, that teacher needed to be repromanded.
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