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leftyclimber Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-14-09 11:59 PM
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6. I think it's code for
"people who the system would like to force into the hard sciences."

I was in one of those programs as a kid back in the 1970s. By nature I am very artsy and literary. I never cared about the science stuff and to this day don't have the kind of brain it takes to "do" hard science. I was always getting bawled out for being out to lunch or otherwise not interested in doing cryptography for the government or for flailing in math even though I was reading at an extraordinarily high level for my age or similar such crap. And then I got shit from my peers for being in the program at all. Couldn't win for trying.

When I was 17 I took a class in college from one of the pioneers in the field and called him on his lousy reasoning and loaded questions. The teachers in the class thought it was screamingly funny; he gave me a B for what I am assuming was not falling down and worshipping him for being one of the inventors of the TAG concentration camps. I decided I didn't want to teach K-12 any more because of that turd-brain.

Load of horse hockey, that stuff. Punishment for being bright. Lordy, don't get me started or I'll keep going all night.
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