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Teacher forces teens to question being 'straight'
WorldNetDaily ^ | December 02, 2008 | Drew Zahn

Posted on 12/09/2008 12:16:46 PM PST by mowowie

The mother of a Wisconsin teenager was stunned when her high school senior brought home a questionnaire assigned by his English teacher that asked, among several provocative questions, "Is it possible that your heterosexuality stems from a neurotic fear of others of the same sex?"

The mother, Marilyn Hanson, reviewed the questionnaire and thought it completely inappropriate for any class, but especially for a required English class, where, Hanson told WND, "They should be taught to read and write and prepare for college."

"I really believe this was outright indoctrination to the homosexual viewpoint," Hanson said. "I could see this being discussed in a debate class, where both sides were presented. But the other side was not presented."

Hanson told WND, "I think they're trying to shove [homosexuality] down our throats."

Hanson's son, Alex, originally thought he was required to complete the questionnaire for the next day's class. He was struggling, however, to answer the following questions:

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; publikskoolz
A friend just e-mailed this to me.
1 posted on 12/09/2008 12:16:49 PM PST by mowowie
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To: mowowie

Yes, and isn’t strange how 99% of the rest of the world suffers from the same stress-related disorder.


2 posted on 12/09/2008 12:18:10 PM PST by Renkluaf
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To: mowowie

posted
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2142861/posts
(dupe)


3 posted on 12/09/2008 12:19:00 PM PST by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: mowowie

Don’t you just love the liberal mindset? It’s like their contention that global cooling is a result of global warming.


4 posted on 12/09/2008 12:20:03 PM PST by Funee Kat
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To: mowowie
"I think they're trying to shove [homosexuality] down our throats."

..you can check with Brawny Fwrank on that

5 posted on 12/09/2008 12:20:36 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: mowowie

Wow. Quite a list of weird twisted questions. You think you would be safe in the hinterlands, but from what I’ve heard, it’s not the case.


6 posted on 12/09/2008 12:21:45 PM PST by thesetruths
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To: Doogle

“Hanson told WND, “I think they’re trying to shove [homosexuality] down our throats.”

Unfortunate choice of words aside, that is exactly right. the issue, however, is not homosexuality, the issue is breaking down the family structure to pave the way for the dependence on the state vital to the socialist system.


7 posted on 12/09/2008 12:23:26 PM PST by jessduntno (Barack - Kenyan for "High Wind, Big Thunder, No Rain")
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To: xcamel

Damn....I did a search that even included the single word “teacher” too.


8 posted on 12/09/2008 12:24:01 PM PST by mowowie
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To: thesetruths

Explanation for those questions.

Those are the questions that gay people get,

and the teacher is trying to turn them back around on the hetero kids to make them feel uncomfortable or to make some other point.


9 posted on 12/09/2008 12:24:18 PM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: mowowie

This question could be reworded “Is it possible that your homosexuality stems from a neurotic fear of others of the opposite sex?”


10 posted on 12/09/2008 12:24:40 PM PST by Zhang Fei
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To: MrB

Yeah, I got “the point.” Shouldn’t they be discussing Wordsworth, or Hawthorne, or dangling participles?


11 posted on 12/09/2008 12:26:36 PM PST by thesetruths
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To: mowowie
"Is it possible that your heterosexuality stems from a neurotic fear of others of the same sex?"

No! It is the great love I have of the opposite sex!

"What do you think caused your heterosexuality?"

Umm! I think I was born that way and knowing that man and woman were made a certain way for a reason!

12 posted on 12/09/2008 12:27:24 PM PST by Conservative_Jedi (Give me Liberty or give me Death!!)
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To: thesetruths

Destruction of Western Civilization is so much more important than discussing literature - especially Western literature.


13 posted on 12/09/2008 12:28:29 PM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, Thuggery, and Censorship)
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To: MrB

The miracle to me is how nearly half the electorate—more at times—seems to have any intelligence at all considering most sat through this crap—including myself.


14 posted on 12/09/2008 12:31:15 PM PST by thesetruths
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To: jessduntno

and the result of said teachers action?


15 posted on 12/09/2008 12:31:27 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: mowowie
I toyed with the idea of completing the questionnaire, but it's too silly for words. I think even if I was still a high school senior taking this class I'd be forced into political incorrectness (is that a word?).

In my world there would be a great deal of discussion of lasses no longer shaped like pencils, and what's a hapless lad to do?

In real life I've never had to beat the lasses off with a stick, but in this class I would have to explain the monumental disappointment the women would experience if I kept my affinity to myself. It just wouldn't be right to do that to the fairer among us.

When it came to STD, I'd say ALL women would agree that I am worth the risk.

Is it possible that even in small Wisconsin towns home schooling is the only thing?

16 posted on 12/09/2008 12:34:44 PM PST by stevem
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To: MrB
Those are the questions that gay people get, and the teacher is trying to turn them back around on the hetero kids

Yes, I can see your point in the full list of questions and perhaps too much is being made of an isolated exercise for HS Seniors. If this is what it is, and any true indoctrination would have to start earlier in puberty, it is an edgy assignment which could be handled in an appropriate manner. It would have to be seen in context.

17 posted on 12/09/2008 12:35:09 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: mowowie

A little ‘street justice’ for the teach is in order.


18 posted on 12/09/2008 12:37:35 PM PST by devistate one four (H I V Homophobia Is Vindicated)
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To: Doogle

“and the result of said teachers action?”

Furthering the cause? Confusing social issues with a critical growth process at an inappropriate time and place? Breaking down acceptable boundaries critical to natural growth for teens? Corrupting processes that should be sacrosanct? Personally, I think it is abusive to the child. In extremis. there should be a suit brought against the teacher, the school and the city. This should be treated as emotional and pychological rape.

I think that’s all I’ve got for now...


19 posted on 12/09/2008 12:37:48 PM PST by jessduntno (Barack - Kenyan for "High Wind, Big Thunder, No Rain")
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To: mowowie

The answer is, “No, my heterosexuality is the result of my sexual orientation being normally functional in a way conducive to the continuation of the species rather than being abnormal in a way not conducive to the continuation of the species. I’m part of the 95% of the species that’s normal.”


20 posted on 12/09/2008 12:38:47 PM PST by Question_Assumptions
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To: mowowie

I suppose I should add that I thought the operative theory among gays and lesbians was that sexual orientation is not something a person can choose or change. So is it or isn’t it?


21 posted on 12/09/2008 12:39:31 PM PST by Question_Assumptions
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To: mowowie

I would physically assault any individual who asked such questions of my kids.


22 posted on 12/09/2008 12:40:03 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by nature, not nurture™)
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To: jessduntno

..and it could have started (the action) 30 years ago


23 posted on 12/09/2008 12:40:09 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: thesetruths

Upper Arlington, OH was one of the worst offenders in this regard. ULTRA liberal school system.......really awful.


24 posted on 12/09/2008 12:41:53 PM PST by phoenix07
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To: mowowie

I don’t know what to think. In a weird way it kind of reads like satire. A very weird way, albeit. Just something very pecular about it.

JMHO


25 posted on 12/09/2008 12:42:50 PM PST by EggsAckley
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To: mowowie
Usually a liberal will show up to poison the thread by attacking World Net Daily.

Forget the onward march of filth and perversion by the liberal Public School System.

The time came forty years ago to eliminate the Public School System. It is a cesspool of indoctrination by the god-hating left.

26 posted on 12/09/2008 12:48:19 PM PST by OriginalIntent (undo all judicial activism and its results)
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To: mowowie

I think I would have handled it differently. I would make a hundred copies and marched off to the school board meeting and handed them out. When admonished by the school board I would explain that that is what their teachers are handing out in class.


27 posted on 12/09/2008 12:49:08 PM PST by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: mowowie

My memory isn’t what it used to be, but I believe that something similar happened three or four years ago.


28 posted on 12/09/2008 12:52:33 PM PST by JoJo Gunn (The GOP is as anatomically correct as a Ken doll. ©)
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To: mowowie

Egads! Another step towards turning heteros into queers. Just a remember—being queer in ancient Greece was normal and the civilization was conquered.


29 posted on 12/09/2008 12:52:43 PM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: mowowie
I'll do it:

What do you think caused your heterosexuality?

Nature, as heterosexuality is the natural state of a species. Otherwise, there would be no higher species.

When and how did you decide you were a heterosexual??

When and how did I decide I like to breathe? It's the natural state, so I went with it.

Is it possible that your heterosexuality is just a phase you may grow out of??

No.

Is it possible that your heterosexuality stems from a neurotic fear of others of the same sex??

No. Even then neurosis by definition includes distress, but not an absense of rational thought.

Do your parents know that you are straight? Do your friends and/or roommate(s) know? How did they react??

Yes. Yes. How did they react when they found out I like to breathe?

Why do you insist on flaunting your heterosexuality? Can't you just be who you are and keep it quiet??

I guess you see simply being married to a woman as flaunting. But I also flaunt my preference to breathe in public constantly.

Why do heterosexuals feel compelled to seduce others into their lifestyles??

Heterosexual is the natural state, no seduction necessary. Homosexuals seduce. Some religious people try to bring homosexuals back to their natural state.

A disproportionate majority of child molesters are heterosexual. So you consider it safe to expose children to heterosexual teachers??

I guess you don't count NAMBLA as homosexual, instead classifying them as pedophiles and pederasts.

With all the societal support marriage receives, the divorce rate is spiraling. Why are there so few stable relationships among heterosexuals??

Promotion of the idea that "anything goes," which is the same idea that promotes homosexuality. Also, not long after the first gay marriage was the first gay divorce.

Statistics show that lesbians have the lowest incidence of sexually transmitted diseases. Is it really safe for a woman to maintain a heterosexual lifestyle and run the risk of disease and pregnancy??

Yes, it's safe, in a committed monogamous relationship, something you oppose.

Considering the menace of overpopulation, how could the human race survive if everyone were heterosexual??

I'll tell you it definitely won't survive if everyone's homosexual.

Would you want your child to be heterosexual, knowing the problems that s/he would face??

Absotively, posilutely YES! Fewer problems than if homosexual.

I bet I just failed this teacher's class, although I might survive because I didn't give any religious arguments against homosexuality.

30 posted on 12/09/2008 12:54:06 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: JoJo Gunn

Yep, it’s happened before.

http://www.afajournal.org/2006/july/0706sodomy.html

http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2006/may/06051709.html


31 posted on 12/09/2008 12:57:31 PM PST by JoJo Gunn (The GOP is as anatomically correct as a Ken doll. ©)
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To: antiRepublicrat

I would have to ask the teacher if she is queer too.


32 posted on 12/09/2008 1:03:39 PM PST by B4Ranch ( Veterans: "There is no expiration date on our oath, to protect America from all enemies, ...")
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To: mowowie

the unique word was “straight” of all things...


33 posted on 12/09/2008 1:03:51 PM PST by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: stevem
Is it possible that even in small Wisconsin towns home schooling is the only thing?

Especially in small Wisconsin towns. They think they can get away with all kinds of looney stuff. Madison types think they need to bring the "hicks" up to speed.

34 posted on 12/09/2008 1:10:06 PM PST by thesetruths
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To: Doogle

“..and it could have started (the action) 30 years ago.”

Easily...


35 posted on 12/09/2008 1:16:22 PM PST by jessduntno (Barack - Kenyan for "High Wind, Big Thunder, No Rain")
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To: Question_Assumptions
I’m part of the 95% of the species that’s normal.

Interesting that 95% is two standard deviations from the mean, IOW, beyond that is aberrant. Intelligence distribution also counts past two standard deviations below the mean as mildly retarded (can be educated up to about the 8th grade level), so should we encourage that?

36 posted on 12/09/2008 1:16:51 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: mowowie

I read the whole article, and the questions are worse than the one shown here.

MY question is why is ONLY the one side included in the form given to students. Why isn’t there one asking “Why are you homosexual?”


37 posted on 12/09/2008 1:22:43 PM PST by kitkat (THE DAY WE LOSE OUR WILL TO FIGHT WILL BE THE DAY WE LOSE OUR FREEDOM.)
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To: MrB

“Those are the questions that gay people get, and the teacher is trying to turn them back around on the hetero kids to make them feel uncomfortable or to make some other point.”

That’s probably correct, but gay kids absolutely do not get these questions in middle school English classes, as one list to be answered together. Those might be questions straight society in general asks, or questions that come from various institutions in society, but those questions are asked in general, and not required of gay individuals to answer.

That was an aggressive, in-your-face stunt by that teacher, aimed at a bunch of 13 or 14 year olds whose attitudes toward gays she probably did not know, and she had no business using a classroom setting to meddle with the beliefs of kids in her class.

But the teacher might well get away with it, as screwed up so many of our institutions have become.


39 posted on 12/09/2008 1:26:39 PM PST by Will88
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To: Will88

If this keeps up it will be as hard to get a parking garage for that thing as it is to find one in NYC for the family Beemer.


40 posted on 12/09/2008 1:31:46 PM PST by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, then writes again.)
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To: Will88

“stunned when her high school senior...”

Not middle school...and yes, 17 & 18 year olds can handle the controversial nature of such questions as subject of debate and critical thinking. They are gonna get this kind of crap diversity training when they hit the corporate world, may as well get ‘em used to it.

(and it doesn’t mean they have to like it...)


41 posted on 12/09/2008 2:15:17 PM PST by Dasaji (On a beach somewhere in my head...)
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To: antiRepublicrat
Considering the menace of overpopulation, how could the human race survive if everyone were heterosexual??

Overpopulation is not a problem we are going to have within our lifetimes. Depopulation is the real threat, and a family-hostile culture (which features school exercises like this one) is the engine driving it forward.

What amazes me most about the "population bomb" is knowing that Paul Ehrlich is still gainfully employed. I couldn't do that in MY business -- I have to be right at least some of the time.

42 posted on 12/09/2008 2:38:06 PM PST by thulldud (All your rumor are mong to us.)
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To: Morgana
homosexuality is a mental disease that courts/begs physical disease...
43 posted on 12/09/2008 3:00:32 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist -)
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To: mowowie

Teacher should be questioning clerk in unemployment line ASAP.


44 posted on 12/09/2008 3:16:52 PM PST by Mogollon (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. -- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Dasaji

“Not middle school...and yes, 17 & 18 year olds can handle the controversial nature of such questions as subject of debate and critical thinking.”

Yes, the photo with the article was labeled as a Middle/High School, but the guy was a senior. But this sort of intrusive questioning has nothing to do with debate. Most of those questions contained assumptions about the kids being questioned, and attempted to force the kids to answer questions while making what would likely have been false assumptions about themselves in most cases. This is just some teacher trying to be some sort of activist intruding her views upon her students.

Critical thinking would come in as the students might develop the ability to see this intrusive BS for what it is, and not participate in it. No one should answer such questions filled with false assumptions, but rather should point out the stupidity of the exercise.


45 posted on 12/09/2008 3:55:39 PM PST by Will88
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