Monday, November 22

enlightenment through fear

Kids are such whiners today. Back in my day, when people told me the world was going to end, we either said, "Fuck yeah! Carpe diem, carpus tragus, all that shit," or, "Go to hell, you religious nutcase!" But now kids are gullable sissies, a winning combination:

Pupils scared by asteroid spoof

Pupils were left in tears after a teacher told them that an asteroid was about to hit Earth and kill them all.

The spoof announcement was designed to teach 14-year-olds the importance of seizing the day but backfired after they became visibly frightened.
Link to BBC story


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