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Against the Blank Slate – Putting Pinker in Perspective

The Blank Slate was a fun book and a good idea, a good thing to know, the error and its dangers. He made solid points all around, but let’s face it. 2,023 more words

B.C. parents who spanked teen daughter for sending nude pictures convicted of assault

SALMON ARM , B.C. — A British Columbia mother and father who used a plastic hockey stick and a skipping rope to spank their 14-year-old daughter have been found guilty of assault with a weapon. 384 more words

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Corporal punishment or physical abuse?

Corporal punishment is punishment intended to cause physical pain on a person. A few examples of corporal punishment are spanking and paddling. Physical abuse is any intentional act causing injury or trauma to another person by way of bodily contact. 301 more words

Child Abuse

Morality in the Absence of God

Submitted by Charles Knighton

In the Nation of January 12, Mark Boyce in an article called Time We Let Go Of Flogging pointed to Sweden as a place that has abolished flogging and is a better society, with less theft, drugs, rape, murder and so on.

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Opinion

Schools should assist the parents of their children to acquire the proper parenting skills.

Teacher, please help me. My son is very stubborn. I hope you people flog very well in this school. In fact, John requires triple dose of the flogging other children receive.” This was a desperate plea by a parent who was obviously overwhelmed by her son’s behaviour. 312 more words

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It's Never a Good Idea to Chase a Student with a Ruler

Whether it was done in jest or seriously it is never a good idea to chase a student. Especially in the age of mobile devices. 77 more words

Corporal Punishment

"Please—a little less love, and a little more common decency."

I wish that people who are conventionally supposed to love each other would say to each other, when they fight, “Please—a little less love, and a little more common decency.”

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Education