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The Tyranny of Averages

I regularly opine (rendering utterance of my personal opinion*) that "these people are stupid" in reference to the establishment in British Columbia. Take, for instance, Ms KRISNA PHOSY who makes patently false claims in order to avoid doing work properly, arrogantly believing that she will not be called to account for her misrepresentation and obfuscation of facts.

*The Constitution Act, 1982, Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), 1982, c 11, s 2;
 retrieved on 2019-06-03

Please find enclosed an article wherein the exception to the rule is deliberately rendered indistinguishable from the status quo, whereby a state actor arbitrarily deigns to truncate the exceptionality of an individual in suppressing an individual's fundamental rights and freedoms. This is an attack upon a person distinct in nature from the "accepted" (and enforced, apparently) status quo.

Because a person diverges from the established normal pathology for treatment, they may be proscribed, persecuted and deliberately maligned or mislabelled by a person or persons whose financial gain derives from the use and misuse of the legislation. In our present case regarding the illegal detention of persons under the improper authority of an organization exercising statutory  authority, specific entities (referenced as proles, for the purposes of our presentation) have acted to wield and/or enact the authority of provincial or federal legislation, but then shielding their involvement in this process with the citing of FOIPPA S22 (Disclosure harmful to personal privacy):

  • ..the personal information was compiled and is identifiable as part of an investigation into a possible violation of law, except to the extent that disclosure is necessary to prosecute the violation or to continue the investigation, ...

Even though the people being protected from "disclosure harmful to personal privacy," (you get very little privacy in jail) were in this particular context, functioning as an employee of Guantanamo North Death Solicitors (aka Vancouver Island Health Authority). This is clearly described as a MANDATORY disclosure pursuant your own policy guidelines Ms KRISNA PHOSY. You are so stupid, such that I'm surprised you can even write an email, but wonders will never cease.

These people are employees of the Government  or State Actors  and for the purposes of this action, have no reasonable expectation of privacy under the FOIPPA, as they were not acting as INDIVIDUALS but as a STATE AGENCY. You people are acting really stupid, you know that? Time to go back to school, you malfeasants! FOIPPA is protection for the individual, NOT the state, rogue otherwise there is a distinct mandate for transparency and accountability of the Government.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?


One of the largest impediments to a good education is summer vacation. If those three months or so are spent in front of the TV or even being physically active, a child is likely to lose a lot of what he learned over the previous school year. For that reason, many school districts and municipalities try to provide learning opportunities that last through the dog days of summer. Hudson Falls, NY offers a reading contest for school children – one in which the student who reads the most books wins. However, they have determined that the boy who reads the most reads too much and they’ve asked him to drop out.

Nine-year-old Tyler Weaver of Hudson Falls, NY loves to read. In fact, over one summer vacation, Tyler read 63 books. Marie Gandron, a library director in Hudson Falls, thinks that’s too much – that Tyler’s reading discourages other children from entering their annual reading contest. In a phone conversation to Tyler’s grandmother, Katie Weaver, Gandron said, that Tyler “hogs” the contest every year and that he should “step aside.”

“Other kids quit because they can’t keep up,” Gandron said.
Gandron further told the reporter she planned to change the rules of the contest so that instead of giving prizes to the children who read the most books, she would draw names out of a hat and declare winners that way.

Educating to the lowest common denominator is not a new phenomenon in the U.S. Advanced students are often at similar disadvantages to learning-disabled students. Advanced students get bored and their grades, attendance and behavior often suffers as a result.

Reading can help level the playing field. It can introduce unmotivated students to the love of learning and it can keep advanced students engaged and challenged. By taking the reading requirement out of a reading contest, Gandron may think her heart is in the right place, but she’s assuming that the only purpose of a reading contest is to win. Winning isn’t the goal. Reading is the goal. I’m sure that many of the contest’s past “losers” won the biggest prize of all, which was a new-found love of reading. As a library director, she should understand that.

Library aide, Lita Casey sees things a little differently from Gandron,

“We’re not going to see some of these kids until next year, and you’re worried about them (being treated equally), and then, you’ve got two kids who come in every week taking books out?” she said.
Casey said she called library board member Michael Herman to complain.
“My feeling is you work, you get it. That’s just the way it is in anything. My granddaughter started working on track in grade school and ended up being a national champ. Should she have backed off and said, ‘No, somebody else should win?'”

She’s right. By that logic, perhaps we should remove the fastest runners from the race or the biggest football players from the field. Let’s take our most talented scientists out of their labs and the most savvy business people should be prevented from even starting.

At the risk of sounding like a Republican, life rewards ambition. Maybe I’ll get my liberal credentials back when I say that life also rewards intelligence and education. It’s probably not a huge leap to imagine that Tyler takes some teasing for his bookishness. If he choses to excel in a contest in which he will run the possibility of diminishing his social standing, then he deserves to be appreciated for taking social risks. That’s a brave thing to do as a 9-year-old. It’s a brave thing to do as a 39-year-old.  But by drawing reading contest winners out of a hat, the Hudson Falls library is doing a great disservice to all of their students, not just Tyler.

Source: Lit Reactor