SCHOOL – 1970 vs 2010

Posted: September 1, 2010 in Humour

SCHOOL – 1970 vs 2010

Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.

1970 Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up friends.

2010 РPolice called, arrests Johnny and Mark. Charge them with assault, both expelled even though Johnny started it. Both children go to anger management programmes for 3 months. School board hold meeting to implement bullying prevention programs. Mark accused of being a racist

Robbie won’t be still in class, disrupts other students.

1970 РRobbie sent to office and given 6 of the best by the Head Master. Returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again.

2010 – Robbie given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie. Tested for ADD. Robbie’s parents get fortnightly disability payments and school gets extra funding from state because Robbie has a disability.

Scenario :
Billy breaks a window in his neighbour’s car
and his dad gives him a whipping with his belt.

1970 – Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college, and becomes a successful businessman.

2010 – Billy’s dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy removed to foster care and joins a gang. State psychologist tells Billy’s sister that she remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to prison.¬†

Scenario :
Mark has a headache and takes some aspirin to school.

1970 – Mark gets glass of water from his teacher to take aspirin with.

2010 РPolice called, Mark expelled from school for drug violations. His house is searched for drugs and weapons. 

Scenario :
Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers from Bonfire Night,
puts them in a model airplane paint bottle, blows up an ants  nest.

1970 – Ants die.

2010 – Police Force, & Anti-terrorism Squad called. Johnny charged with domestic terrorism, Police investigate parents, siblings removed from home, computers confiscated. Johnny’s dad goes on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.

Scenario :
Johnny falls while running during recess and scrapes his knee.
He is found crying by his teacher, Mary . Mary hugs him to comfort him.

1970 – In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.

2010 – Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and loses her job. She faces 3 years in Prison. Johnny undergoes 5 years of therapy.


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