Consider this if you will, the following scenario’s are a reflection of what would have happened in 1959 and in today’s society and social culture (2009).
Jack goes quail hunting before school and then pulls into the school parking lot with his shotgun in his truck’s gun rack.
Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack’s shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack.
School goes into lock down, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and never sees his truck or gun again. Counselors called in for traumatized students and teachers.
Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.
Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up buddies.
Police called they arrest both Johnny and Mark. They are both charged them with assault and both expelled even though Johnny started it.
Jeffrey will not be still in class, he disrupts other students.
Jeffrey sent to the Principal’s office and given a good paddling by the Principal. He then returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again.
Jeffrey is given huge doses of Ritalin. He becomes a zombie. He is then tested for ADHD. The school gets extra money from the state because Jeffrey has a disability.
Billy breaks a window in his neighbor’s car and his Dad gives him a whipping with his belt.
Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college and becomes a successful businessman.
Billy’s dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy is removed to foster care and joins a gang. The state psychologist is told by Billy’s sister that she remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to prison. Billy’s mom has an affair with the psychologist.
Mark gets a headache and takes some aspirin to school.
Mark shares his aspirin with the Principal out on the smoking dock.
The police are called and Mark is expelled from school for drug violations. His car is then searched for drugs and weapons.
Abhirami fails high school English.
Abhirami goes to summer school, passes English and goes to college.
Abhirami’s cause is taken up by state. Newspaper articles appear nationally explaining that teaching English as a requirement for graduation is racist. ACLU files class action lawsuit against the state school system and Abhirami’s English teacher. English is then banned from core curriculum. Abhirami is given his diploma anyway but ends up flipping burgers for a living because he cannot speak English.
Johnny takes apart leftover fireworks from the Guy Fawkes night, puts them in a model airplane paint bottle and blows up a red ant bed.
Police, Homeland Security and the MI5 are all called. Johnny is charged with domestic terrorism. The Police investigates his parents and all siblings are removed from their home and all computers are confiscated. Johnny’s dad is placed on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.
Johnny falls while running during recess and scrapes his knee. He is found crying by his teacher, Mary. Mary hugs him to comfort him.
In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.
Mary is accused of being a sexual pedophile and loses her job. She faces 3 years in Prison. Johnny undergoes 5 years of therapy.
What a sad state of affairs we live in today. Is it any wonder why our society is falling apart, why we have so much hatred for the parliament, why our children are so detached from family life, and possibly why there are so many broken families today.
I hope that our voice can be heard to turn around this messed up society, and I pray for all the victims falsely accused and misunderstood in their actions.
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Posted On: Sunday, April 19th, 2009 @ 6:09 pm by Ian Tearle
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