AFJ reviews: Screams of Silence: Story of Brenda QMore Like This
I took a high interest in in the Family Guy episode recently. What got me interested into watching this particular episode because of this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5qyHEYeGNM&feature=related. From what I got from that video and a little research this episode is highly criticized for its supposedly accurate portrayal of Domestic Violence, and lack of good humor in the episode. After watching the episode I…can see why this episode is considered one of Family guy's more controversial episodes alongside Partial Terms of Endearment, and When You Wish upon a Weinstein. I'm not offended by the subject matter portrayed in this episode, however judging this episode in a neutrally critical perspective, I like to say that this episode isn't that good. Why? Read the text to find my thoughts on Family guy Season 10, Episode 3: Screams of Silence: Story of Brenda Q.
Story: The episode starts with Peter Griffin leaving on a fishing trip with two of his best friends Joe Swanson and Glenn
[short true story] A Teacher Learns A LessonThis actually happened.More Like This
A school teacher posted on social media about her desire to "ban the confederate flag" because supposedly "it is a symbol of racism and intolerance". A former student of hers saw the post, and he had this to say to her:
"This may not at first seem to have anything to do with the current topic, but it does. Your patience is appreciated. Horace Mann, former US Congressman, was instrumental in the creation of the current American Educational System. This system was based on the Prussian Educational System. In 1837, he became the head of the then newly-created board of education. His work earned him the title of "The Father of American Public Education". His new concept that "the state is the father of all children which is responsible for the education of every child" was a very noble idea, but what exactly did he mean by this? I'll explain: after the Prussians were defeated by Napoleon in 1806, it was decided that the Prussian soldiers were "thinking for themselve