Texas city revives paddling as it takes a swat at misbehavior No. I still have respect for my 1st grade teacher. Heck my parents encourage it. Funny how this article came out: Spanking May Make a Child More Aggressive - Yahoo! News I'm not aggressive at all. I think it's like the chicken or egg thing. But I think they get spanked more due to their misbehavior, and more spanking leads to more pain tolerance.