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Disconnect between young voters and MHKS

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23 minutes ago, Rhumsaa said:

 Personally I'd like a raising of awareness of the infrastructure of governments than necessarily political opinion being brought out.

Simply not possible. How can you raise awareness of institutions without bringing up the fact that they are illegitimate? You can say that's a "political opinion" and therefore should be excluded from the education; however, to presuppose (without necessarily stating) they are legitimate is also a political opinion. The Department of Education formulating a curriculum on political institutions and in fact any attempt at all to teach politics in a way that is extricated from "opinion" will unavoidably guarantee that the status quo opinion is affirmed and anything else is excluded. That isn't apolitical, it is decidedly very political, and there's no getting around that. Even any attempt to introduce a range of opinions is going to have the same bias and exclude alternative or 'fringe' opinions, even though those opinions may be entirely legitimate.

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28 minutes ago, Rhumsaa said:

I think it's a concern in the education that (much like RE) any politician going in will either conciously or sub conciously push their own viewpoint.

Personally I'd like a raising of awareness of the infrastructure of governments than necessarily political opinion being brought out.

by lefty unionised teachers.......

that will end well......

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Most young people are ignorant and usually brainwashed to believe in socialism so I'm quite happy that there's a disconnect.

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14 minutes ago, woody2 said:

by lefty unionised teachers.......

that will end well......

teachers or politicians or civil servants - got to come from someone

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41 minutes ago, Rushen Spy said:

Most young people are ignorant and usually brainwashed to believe in socialism so I'm quite happy that there's a disconnect.

Or perhaps they start out believing that all humans are equal and every deserves an equal chance in life and can't understand why life isn't so. Then slowly but surely they are moulded into good little members of society. They are educated on the very important value of greed and the even more important lesson of hate all wrapped in a lovely little parcel of fear by those who themselves once had dreams and ambitions of a better fairer society. An outsider looking in might say you live in a society that would rather hate itself than work together.

But hey who am I kidding right? That first scream as a babe emerges into the world is actually them demanding they are put back in the womb because they don't like change fella; their first steps obviously so they can join the marches against the never ending tide of come-overs; their first words so they can tell little johnny come-over that there is a boat in the morning; and then they go to school and then those left leaning idealistic Bolshevik bastard teachers with their "unions" to represent them destroy all that hard work mother nature had put in and not to forget the good old evil embedded in each every one of us from the original sin. I mean how very dare people have a union to help lobby on their behalf not with voice of one lone person but with the collective voice of hundreds / thousands to insist on better pay and working conditions for them and others. Don't they know that there are those in society not in unions who haven't had a pay rise in years... Our leaders and therefore our betters say unions are bad...I mean why would they say that if it wasn't true...there's nothing in it for them if workers don't have a voice is there......

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2 hours ago, Rushen Spy said:

Most young people are ignorant and usually brainwashed to believe in socialism so I'm quite happy that there's a disconnect.

Bloody Socialism, working classes wanting parity with us middle classes? Rubbish! Back to Willaston with them. Know their place.

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7 hours ago, Non-Believer said:

I'm more concerned about the disconnect between MHKs and reality.

Re-read article. This time wearing glasses

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14 minutes ago, Kopek said:

Bloody Socialism, working classes wanting parity with us middle classes? Rubbish! Back to Willaston with them. Know their place.

That's not socialism.

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59 minutes ago, Ham_N_Eggs said:

Or perhaps they start out believing that all humans are equal and every deserves an equal chance in life and can't understand why life isn't so.

Another poster with no grasp of what socialism is.

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1 hour ago, Neil Down said:

Re-read article. This time wearing glasses

I stand by my original post.

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3 minutes ago, thesultanofsheight said:

You must forgive Neil, most of us have to otherwise it gets intolerably unpleasant. 

 

3 minutes ago, thesultanofsheight said:

You must forgive Neil, most of us have to otherwise it gets intolerably unpleasant. 

Pity we can’t forget about you.

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26 minutes ago, english zloty said:

Bet ya less than 24% of adults could name their mhk too. 

That would say more about the quality and value of most MHKs than it would say about 24% of adults.

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