This is an excellent video on the use of corporal punishment in Korea which clearly differentiates between acceptable and excessive corporal punishment. Every Irish teacher should watch this.
This is an excellent video on the use of corporal punishment in Korea which discusses the difference between acceptable and excessive corporal punishment.
Two things strike me about this clip.
Firstly, the Koreans have a calm rational approach to the subject of corporal punishment while we descend into Mary Rafter type hysteria every time this topic is discussed especially in the context of the RCC in schools.
Secondly, those instances of excessive corporal punishment caught on camera are carried out by male teachers in a secular system which gives the lie to the idea that RCC schools were uniquely harsh and that the punishments were exacerbated by the sexual frustration of Christian Brothers. In fact, the incidents of excessive corporal punishment portrayed in the video closely resemble some of the accounts taken from the Ryan Report. Buddist Korea in 2012 is like Catholic Ireland in 1960.
Try telling that to the liars in the Irish media and the deluded social liberals who want to pin every social evil on the influence of the RCC.
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