Cracking down on a Cub Scout

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  1. SpencimusPrime

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  2. Riltht

    Riltht Full-Time Doomsayer

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    Read about that earlier, seems a little harsh...
     
  3. Dremare

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    That's a bit harsh on a 6 yr. old.
     
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    Harsh.
     
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    Damn kid's a terrorist
     
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    A spoon can do some pretty brutal things to someone.
     
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    If that's sarcasm then you've never been captured by the vietcong.
     
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    Sporks. Serious business.
     
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    way too much punishment thats the problem with the zero tolerance rules/laws no leeway to adjust the punishment to fit each situation
     
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    Hey kid had it coming, messing with sporks is serious shit.
     
  11. megatronski

    megatronski PURGE THE HERETIC

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    wow. at my school if they see you with something like that they only keep it until the end of the day. and im in middle school, he was only in elementary. Harsh.
     
  12. Mechafire

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    The spork is mightier than the sword, after all.
     
  13. Bumblethumper

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    I used to get in trouble for some of the things I would bring to school, so I can sympathise.

    I think any policy of "zero tolerance" is inevitably going to get criticised for being intolerant. Such measures will always be popular because they sound catchy and don't require you to use your brain.

    It's like at airport security. You can't reason with them, they're not allowed to think or have an opinion, they have to follow procedure.
     
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    I made "shanks" I guess you could say in sixth grade by using broken pens and pencil sharpeners. I never got caught :D  Though that sucks for the kid. Though, yeah, sporks. That's when sh*t gets serious.
     
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    :lolol 
     
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    Exactly. You don't f*ck with anyone that has a spork.
     
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    What I said exactly.
     
  18. Dran0n

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    Seriously? Interesting...
     
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    Remember, zero tolerance means zero thought.

    But there's a good lesson here for this boy.

    He learned, early on, that just because someone is in a position of authority does not mean that have a fucking clue what they are doing or are actually capable of reasoned thought or using good judgment.

    The more institutions like grade schools do this, the greater the contempt for authority they will engender in the children.

    And that's awesome.

    - Coeloptera
     
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    Yeah, awesome....
     

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