"When I became vegetarian, I went cold turkey. I had been thinking about it for years and years and years. Then one day I watched a video revealing the cruelty of the meat industry. I cried so hard and made a vow to never eat meat again. That day I…"
"While I'm sure there are some school districts that try to open up students minds with literature, I can say mine didn't do a good job with it and I would think that is the case for most schools now. I noticed at my school that the…"
"ugh i did not like Lord of the Flies.
but i was rather disappointed with the assigned reading in my high school, many of the books were just too easy , like The Hobbit! I love that book but I was assigned it in 9th grade and my brother was assigned…"
"I've found the current lists rather depressing because they aren't very balanced. My sister teaches English at a private school and she can't seem to get anything passed that might broaden the student's horizons a little.…"
"Your friend shouldn't have gotten suspended for having a Bible in school- but I think that is entirely off topic. We're discussing what books are being taught in clases.
The books traditionally taught are fairly male-oriented. In my…"
"WHAT! Who didn’t like brave new world!? It’s a stark and compelling commentary on the way in which totalitarianism can be enforced with nothing more than social expectations, how drugs of social utility are allowed to flow through…"
"books i read in high school:
9th grade: Ender's Game, the Illiad, the Odyssey, Gilgamesh, Oedapus Rex, Romeo and Juliet etc.
10th grade: Lord of the Flies, Siddhartha, Things Fall Apart, A Tale of Two Cities, Othello, Candid, Lost Names
"Its hard in the begining when u dont know what to eat when you go out but there are always no matter where you go options for not eating meat (even in steak houses )But you will get the hang of it eventually .Ive been a veg for one year and its…"
"With my experience it was like leaning to ride a unicycle(sorry if you cannot relate to this). Seemingly impossible at first and once you adjust it becomes seconded nature. That is why I think so many people try and fail at becoming a vegetarian at…"
I was on the pen pal page and realized I never talked to someone from the midwest area of the US. Would you like to be my pen pal? If so, please message me on my page and we can exchange e-mail addresses and what not. It would be neat, or at least I hope so, to talk to someone from the different part of the country than where I live.
i've always liked that phrase "and whatnot" its just fun to add to random things, "I'm going to the bathroom and whatnot", "They're choosing the new pope and whatnot", "I'm going to my friend Joey's Bar mitzvah and what not" I find it fun for some reason