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 – Police 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 – Robbie 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 – Police 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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