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by sweetiepie
Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Coming to terms with stupidity
Replies: 110
Views: 31471

Re: Coming to terms with stupidity

It's just like addicts who get into drugs in their teens or 20's suffer arrested development as they never deal with anything life throws at them with increasing maturity. Thank you for the IT advice, Free and bluegreen! Definitely very similar to the mental state of an addict. I remember thinking ...
by sweetiepie
Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Coming to terms with stupidity
Replies: 110
Views: 31471

Re: Coming to terms with stupidity

I remember Mr Boddy actually making a joke in meetings about how he made it up as he went along - a very clever technique - bringing you (all 60 or so of you) in to his confidence! The use of human frailties - the desire to belong and be special and important - and then taking these away if your beh...
by sweetiepie
Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: General discussion of SES
Topic: Just discovered!
Replies: 2
Views: 842

Re: Just discovered!

Thank you, Bonsai! I have been reading some more this evening and some of the accounts make you want to cry. To think of the harm done before the age of 5 years by people who were aware of exactly how important this time is for a child - what happens then will effect them for the rest of their lives...
by sweetiepie
Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: General discussion of SES
Topic: Just discovered!
Replies: 2
Views: 842

Just discovered!

I've never posted on a forum before! It feels like any new experience - a little dangerous and a little exciting! I am a bit of a reactionary when it comes to computers and turn to my 15 year old daughter at times like this normally! This time though I needed to be alone to compose my thoughts and w...

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