Re: Violence in schools (Was Re: Back off! Im gay!)

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Oct 03 2000 - 09:51:20 MDT

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> "David Lubkin" wrote,
> > But there were no fights in my school. Ever. The only weapons kids carried
> > were pocket knives for a throwing game we played at recess. No one I knew had
> > ever been arrested for anything; it was inconceivable that anyone would be.
> Nothing like an external enemy to unite and bring solidarity to a group or
> tribe. I've heard it said (by Jewish friends) that Israel would implode and
> disintegrate from internal fighting if they didn't have someone else to fight
> against.

I dunno, I'd think they'd rapidly turn into New York City. Of course, all of
this fighting would stop if we just put some MacDonalds outlets on the West
Bank, since no two countries with MacDonalds restaurants have ever fought each

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