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8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.
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8/26/2016 4:19:59 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

So...you're assuming all college students are this way?
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8/26/2016 4:20:23 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
As someone applying to colleges right about now, I'm a little scared :P What's causing this, in your opinion?
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8/26/2016 4:23:55 AM
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At 8/26/2016 4:20:23 AM, Sapphique wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
As someone applying to colleges right about now, I'm a little scared :P What's causing this, in your opinion?

I think there are a lot of things driving it, but all those things coalesce to form a culture of trauma and victimhood where seeing a mouse becomes a thing you have to go to counseling for and hearing a perspective different than yours becomes something that causes you psychological harm.

Of course, there is no "real" harm. It's all bullsh!t, in people's heads. That's not to discount actual psychological illness (like depression), but not getting a good grade on a test is not a reason to be depressed. If life causes you so much stress that you need counseling just to get through it, you are psyching yourself out.
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8/26/2016 4:34:01 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches.

So, all college students, even you?


"They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore."


Pathetic in what way? Seems like you're calling them pathetic because they are "seeking help" in different aspects.

: " No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide."

Is there some sort of proof, that students who don't study, contemplate suicide instead? Because what I see, is students who don't study enough, just drop out, or go to a tutor for help.

Here, without any proof, you're saying college students who don't study enough, are weak because they "supposebly" contemplate suicide instead. Have you considered other factors that may keep them from studying? Such as having a family, low income transportation etc?

:" I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America."

Is there proof of this claim, or just some bias statement?


"They do too much, waste too much money"

Waste too much money on what exactly? Waste money on giving out grants to students who show outstanding academic achievements?
Wasting money on students who need it, and are eager to go to college?
Waisting money on students who start from nothing, and end up becoming a lawyer, or doctor?
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8/26/2016 4:40:24 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 4:20:23 AM, Sapphique wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
As someone applying to colleges right about now, I'm a little scared :P What's causing this, in your opinion?

All colleges are not that way, nor have I ever came across any college students this way, lol. But, students may vary from college, to college. For instance, in a city college, you may come across.more students like this, because in community colleges, you get people from all walks of life, and community college is less expensive than University..so, students in a city college may try to find ways to abuse to the system, whereas in a UV, you get more scholars, and serious students.
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8/26/2016 4:57:34 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

I think it is just that generation in general.
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8/26/2016 5:05:51 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 4:40:24 AM, Rosalie wrote:
At 8/26/2016 4:20:23 AM, Sapphique wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
As someone applying to colleges right about now, I'm a little scared :P What's causing this, in your opinion?

All colleges are not that way, nor have I ever came across any college students this way, lol. But, students may vary from college, to college. For instance, in a city college, you may come across.more students like this, because in community colleges, you get people from all walks of life, and community college is less expensive than University..so, students in a city college may try to find ways to abuse to the system, whereas in a UV, you get more scholars, and serious students.

I see. Thanks ^.^
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8/26/2016 5:05:52 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 4:20:23 AM, Sapphique wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
As someone applying to colleges right about now, I'm a little scared :P What's causing this, in your opinion?

I go to a fairly "liberal" college. What he's saying seems to be complete nonsense.
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8/26/2016 5:08:47 AM
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At 8/26/2016 5:05:52 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 8/26/2016 4:20:23 AM, Sapphique wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
As someone applying to colleges right about now, I'm a little scared :P What's causing this, in your opinion?

I go to a fairly "liberal" college. What he's saying seems to be complete nonsense.
Mm...I guess people are getting more sensitive these days, but I don't think it should be as extreme as the article YYW linked states, at least not in most places.
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8/26/2016 5:11:19 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 5:08:47 AM, Sapphique wrote:
At 8/26/2016 5:05:52 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 8/26/2016 4:20:23 AM, Sapphique wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
As someone applying to colleges right about now, I'm a little scared :P What's causing this, in your opinion?

I go to a fairly "liberal" college. What he's saying seems to be complete nonsense.
Mm...I guess people are getting more sensitive these days, but I don't think it should be as extreme as the article YYW linked states, at least not in most places.

It doesn't seem to be at all. Maybe what YYW is talking about doesn't apply to the East Coast. Although, the increase in people seeking mental help is mainly because of the transition to the service sector being the main working sector. Physical pain translating to mental pain now. But there really isn't much you can do about that. People are fragile.
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8/26/2016 5:46:06 AM
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At 8/26/2016 4:19:59 AM, Rosalie wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

So...you're assuming all college students are this way?

Rosalie not every college student is as perfect as you

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8/26/2016 4:23:06 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

This was incredibly hilarious to read. OP.... you're just too intelligent.
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8/26/2016 10:34:58 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 4:57:34 AM, Df0512 wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

I think it is just that generation in general.

It's not the whole generation, though it is a substantial percentage, though ironically the substance of this thread revealed two additional problems with "that" generation: (1) a tendency to misread information, and (2) an irrational disposition to react emotionally to that which was willfully distorted.
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8/26/2016 11:05:39 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

The University of Chicago did it right. No safe spaces, no trigger warnings.
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8/27/2016 9:56:38 PM
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At 8/26/2016 11:05:39 PM, Fernyx wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

The University of Chicago did it right. No safe spaces, no trigger warnings.

I fully agree.
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8/27/2016 11:33:43 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
I want to ask the OP just like I did the other who talked about American intelligence:

1) Did you go to a University and if so, where?

2) If you went to a University were you aware of such complaints?
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8/28/2016 3:07:34 PM
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At 8/27/2016 11:33:43 PM, Hiu wrote:
I want to ask the OP just like I did the other who talked about American intelligence:

1) Did you go to a University and if so, where?

2) If you went to a University were you aware of such complaints?

Those are both stupid questions, and I'm not answering either.
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8/28/2016 6:57:58 PM
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At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma.

This.

Nietzsche should be mandatory reading in your first semester, as like an intro to learning/living. "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger" type of sh!t.
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8/28/2016 7:31:11 PM
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At 8/28/2016 6:57:58 PM, FourTrouble wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma.

This.

Nietzsche should be mandatory reading in your first semester, as like an intro to learning/living. "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger" type of sh!t.

I appreciate your sentiment, though I'm not sure I'd force Nietzsche on Freshmen.
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8/28/2016 9:17:52 PM
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At 8/28/2016 7:31:11 PM, YYW wrote:
At 8/28/2016 6:57:58 PM, FourTrouble wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma.

This.

Nietzsche should be mandatory reading in your first semester, as like an intro to learning/living. "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger" type of sh!t.

I appreciate your sentiment, though I'm not sure I'd force Nietzsche on Freshmen.

Why not? Nietzsche's accessible enough, and imo a better intro than the stuff they usually assign (e.g. Homer, Plato, etc.)
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8/28/2016 9:37:21 PM
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At 8/26/2016 4:19:59 AM, Rosalie wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

So...you're assuming all college students are this way?

I doubt he is. Most college students that I've met and have seen on social media have shown themselves to be utter imbeciles, lacking a capacity to understand differing opinions and the inability to properly articulate ones of their own.
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8/28/2016 9:49:39 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/28/2016 9:37:21 PM, bballcrook21 wrote:
At 8/26/2016 4:19:59 AM, Rosalie wrote:
At 8/26/2016 3:40:19 AM, YYW wrote:
College Students, now, are bitches. They are pathetic, in a way that has become shockingly impossible to ignore. Students are increasingly seeking "help" for and having mental and emotional crises for problems associated with every day life. Students run to therapy for having too much homework, or for seeing mice in their apartments.

Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com...

College students demand "trigger warnings" for things that might offend their emotional and psychological frailty. See a picture of a homeless person, or a Republican? They call this trauma, and require counseling and therapy for it. Get a bad grade on a test? No longer do students study harder, they contemplate suicide.

I understand that the world is literally burning around them. The Republican party seems out to destroy America. ISIS exists. Europe is being overran with Arabs. These are real problems, but what is the solution?

The bottom line is that colleges coddle students too much. They do too much, waste too much money, and give students too little to work with. It's time that colleges tell students to man up. The real world doesn't give a sh!t about their feelings, nor should it. College should not infantile college students more than high school, yet that is literally waht it does.

Failure is something, as well, that people need to learn to deal with. It hurts. I have failed in many things I've done and I hate it, but how failure works is that you fvck up and then you pick up the pieces and move on. You unfvck the thing you fvked up, and learn from the mistake. Colleges have to get students to realize that.

And enough of the trauma culture. Experiencing different perspectives does not cause trauma. If there is a real racist sitting next to you, get over it. This is America, and people have the right to be stupid and making yourself the victim of things beyond your control will do nothing other than screw up your own life. Feigning victimhood like that is disgraceful.

So...you're assuming all college students are this way?

I doubt he is. Most college students that I've met and have seen on social media have shown themselves to be utter imbeciles, lacking a capacity to understand differing opinions and the inability to properly articulate ones of their own.

When people ask stupid questions in relation to stuff I say like this, I tend to ignore them.

Rosalie's was a stupid question, and that is one of among several reasons I'm not going to answer it.
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8/29/2016 12:17:58 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/28/2016 3:07:34 PM, YYW wrote:
At 8/27/2016 11:33:43 PM, Hiu wrote:
I want to ask the OP just like I did the other who talked about American intelligence:

1) Did you go to a University and if so, where?

2) If you went to a University were you aware of such complaints?

Those are both stupid questions, and I'm not answering either.

Well apparently you didn't go to a university (thus the title).
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8/29/2016 12:28:35 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 12:17:58 AM, Hiu wrote:
At 8/28/2016 3:07:34 PM, YYW wrote:
At 8/27/2016 11:33:43 PM, Hiu wrote:
I want to ask the OP just like I did the other who talked about American intelligence:

1) Did you go to a University and if so, where?

2) If you went to a University were you aware of such complaints?

Those are both stupid questions, and I'm not answering either.


Well apparently you didn't go to a university (thus the title).

How is that apparent? Do you have omniscience?
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8/29/2016 1:28:45 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 12:17:58 AM, Hiu wrote:
At 8/28/2016 3:07:34 PM, YYW wrote:
At 8/27/2016 11:33:43 PM, Hiu wrote:
I want to ask the OP just like I did the other who talked about American intelligence:

1) Did you go to a University and if so, where?

2) If you went to a University were you aware of such complaints?

Those are both stupid questions, and I'm not answering either.


Well apparently you didn't go to a university (thus the title).

lol

Honestly, if that's the conclusion you've reached, then I'd question the quality of school you went too.
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8/29/2016 1:44:39 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 12:17:58 AM, Hiu wrote:
At 8/28/2016 3:07:34 PM, YYW wrote:
At 8/27/2016 11:33:43 PM, Hiu wrote:
I want to ask the OP just like I did the other who talked about American intelligence:

1) Did you go to a University and if so, where?

2) If you went to a University were you aware of such complaints?

Those are both stupid questions, and I'm not answering either.


Well apparently you didn't go to a university (thus the title).

And to be completely frank, the general lack of substance, merit or value to the questions you've posited to me, and the general vacuousness that tends to characterize how you express your thoughts gives me a lot of pause with respect to my continuing to interact with you.

You've certainly made your presence known, but you do it in a way that at once reveals the extent to which your knowledge and worldview are blighted by your general lack of exposure to the outside world (beyond, for example, the context in which you grew up and the limited range of ideas you got exposed to in college elective courses), and showcases the way you overestimate what intellectually you actually bring to the table.

Like, and I don't mean this as condescendingly as it seems, but you are not my equal, intellectually, or in any other sense that matters; and the way you even asked your question for the purpose of implying subtly that you are my "superior" is comically absurd, on a level that renders your perspective one that I just can't regard with any level of seriousness. Basically, the way you speak to other people--and to me in particular--makes you come across as sort of something closer to a jester that the entirety of the site would snicker at, than someone who even has the ability to substantively advance a conversation.... though I do think that you have the "desire" to advance conversations, which really just makes interaction with you an exercise in pity more than anything else.

You're not really a normal person, and you don't relate to other people in normal ways. I don't especially know or care what your background "is" though I do know with certainty what it is not, and what it is not is anything that would even remotely equip you to keep up with me, or, frankly, most other people on this forum, even the kids here. But perhaps you're just not good at expressing yourself in written words? Idk... writing isn't your strongest suit, though realize that the way I see you is decidedly not positive, and if you want me to ever respect anything you have to say, you would be well advised to reconsider how you speak to me and to others.
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8/29/2016 5:30:03 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 1:28:45 AM, YYW wrote:
At 8/29/2016 12:17:58 AM, Hiu wrote:
At 8/28/2016 3:07:34 PM, YYW wrote:
At 8/27/2016 11:33:43 PM, Hiu wrote:
I want to ask the OP just like I did the other who talked about American intelligence:

1) Did you go to a University and if so, where?

2) If you went to a University were you aware of such complaints?

Those are both stupid questions, and I'm not answering either.


Well apparently you didn't go to a university (thus the title).

lol

Honestly, if that's the conclusion you've reached, then I'd question the quality of school you went too.

Your entire thread is illogically presumptuous.