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Phil Roberts 1957 (Melbourne)

From kindergarten onwards
We’re told how we must behave,
How to think and how to act ‘right’
And how to live as happy slaves.

Brainwashing school starts very early
So very early on in life,
Rebels will not be tolerated
They’ll be lucky just to survive.

Brainwashing school’s intended
To herd sheeple into line,
To make them politically correct
To control them body and mind.

The politicians started it up
But English teachers are guilty too,
Of bending and breaking young children’s minds
The most hideous form of child abuse.

From kindergarten to university
Our young are being brainwashed,
They’re learning how they must behave
All independence is being lost.

They’re not taught how to think for themselves
That just isn’t very highly rated,
Revels will be brutally reviled
Free-thinking is never tolerated.

Brainwashing school starts young in life
But adults can also be sent back,
For free-thinkers will suffer verbal abuse
Or like Pauline Hanson, physical attack.

© Copyright 2021, Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

About this poem

In Australia, political correctness has been taken well past obscenity, right through into insanity.

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Written on October 24, 2008

Submitted by PHIL_ROBERTS on August 08, 2021

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  • Jaydan_Bitch
    This is true the schools do brain wash some people
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