On students, by a student

rc-am rcollins at netlink.com.au
Thu Feb 11 06:36:01 PST 1999

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> Kids today understand nothing.

>its real and lasting effect has been the complete breakdown of
>traditional notions of responsibility, self discipline, and morality.

>Kids no longer read for pleasure or knowledge
>because it takes too much self discipline when it's so much easier to
>in the "revolutionary anti-authoritarian" act of smoking pot and

>Additionally, college is no longer associated with the pursuit of
>knowledge or the love of truth.

hey, reading this, the only thing I'm nostalgic for is not the time when kids had a love of discipline and colleges were associated with quest for knowledge (when was that exactly?), but for the SI's 'The Poverty of Student Life'.


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