changed days

Sorry if it's been done before.

Scenario: Johnny and Mark get into a fistfight after school.

1960 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake
hands and end up mates.
2007 - Police are called, Armed Response Unit arrives
and arrests Johnny and Mark. Mobiles with video of fight confiscated as
evidence. They are charged with assault, ASBOs are taken out and both
are suspended even though Johnny started it. Diversionary conferences
and parent meetings conducted. Video shown on 6 internet sites.

Scenario: Jeffrey won't sit still in class, disrupts other students.

1960 - Jeffrey is sent to the principal's office and
given 6 of the best.Returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt
class again.
2007 - Jeffrey is given huge doses of Ritalin.
Counselled to death. Becomes a zombie. Tested for ADD. School gets extra
funding because Jeffrey has a disability. Drops out of school.

Scenario: Billy breaks a window in his neighbour's car
and his Dad gives him the slipper.

1960 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal,
goes to college,and becomes a successful businessman.
2007 - Billy's dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy is
removed to foster care and joins a gang. Psychologist tells Billy's
sister that she remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to
prison. Billy's mum has an affair with the psychologist. Psychologist
gets a promotion.

Scenario: Mark, a college student, brings cigarettes to school .

1960 - Mark shares a smoke with the school principal out
on the smoking area.
2007 - Police are called and Mark is expelled from
School for drug possession. His car is searched for drugs and weapons.

Scenario: Mohammed fails high school English.

1960 - Mohammed retakes his exam, passes and goes to
2007 - Mohammed's cause is taken up by local human
rights group. Newspaper articles appear nationally explaining that
making English a requirement for
graduation is racist. Civil Liberties Association files
class action lawsuit against state school system and his English
teacher. English is banned from core curriculum. Mohammed is given his
qualification anyway but ends up
mowing lawns for a living because he cannot speak English.

Scenario: Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers, puts
them in a model plane paint bottle and blows up an anthill.

1960 - Ants die.
2007 - MI5 and police are called and Johnny is charged
with perpetrating acts of terrorism. Teams investigate parents, siblings
are removed from the home, computers are confiscated, and Johnny's dad
goes on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.

Scenario: Johnny falls during break and scrapes his
knee. His teacher, Mary, finds him crying, and gives him a hug to
comfort him.

1960 - Johnny soon feels better and goes back to
2007 - Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and
loses her job. She faces three years in prison. Johnny undergoes five
years of therapy. Becomes gay

Sadly thats not far off the way things are now.
not necessary 1960, a lot of that sounded like my primary school days late 70's early 80's, especially the teacher hugging

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