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I don't know...what would you call this....dark humor?
I suppose not. Maybe you could call it some ironic?
Whetever you'd call it, this headline I linked above there kinda reminded me of the several Korean teachers I've met over here who have more or less said that they think their jobs are totally secure because they're teachers.
This is their response when I've suggested to them that improved technology is changing the nature of teaching and that it's very probably that advances in internet, long-distance teaching could mean lots of teachers might find themselves out of a job pretty soon. Unless they learn how to teach on the itnernet themselves of course.
They're response has basically just been, "Nahhh, that couldn't ever happen!"
I wonder how many of these teachers who are probably going to get axed up in Providence might have once said or thought that same thing?
It's always kinda amazed me how it's common knowledge that 'Johnny can't read' yet every year the teaching colleges crank out more of (presumably) the same kind of teachers, school boards ask for bigger budgets and get them and teachers generally seem to be a pretty carefree lot.
As the Bible says, "It rains on the just and unjust alike." I don't know where that is but that's what I've always heard anyway.
Most probably the average teacher isn't a very violent type person. But I do know that as more and more Americans get laid off, can't find work, lose their homes and get generally lose any hope for their future you're very, very likely to see violence over here (i.e. in the US ) like you're seeing in the Middle East right now. That's what Gerald Celente has been saying for years..and I agree with him.
When you remember that most people have little if any money saved, it's scary to think how getting caught in one.....just one......food riot or anti government demonstration could really wreck your life. Not to mention the increasing possibility of being caught in the middle of a violent crime of some sort.
If I was in the US right now, I'd for sure be wondering how much money I could put together to move someplace relatively quiet and peaceful in SE Asia or Latin America. If I had to stay in America I'd damn sure buy a gun and as much ammunition as I could afford. And storable food items too.
The Obama Deception isn't going to be the only 'real chage' that's gonna catch a lot of otherwise good people with their pants down. Are ready for life in the 'New America'?