Have you seen teachers punish their own children in school?

It was my turn to be the playground monitor during lunch recess.As luck would have it, it was the day that my son and his friend got in a fight over who owned a basketball.Per protocol for a fight, I took them both to the principal and reported objectively what happened.Both boys ended up losing a lunch

What are some study hacks every student should know?

Whether you are an average student or a topper, it's you, but it's on me to guarantee you that the following

What's the worst punishment a parent can give their child?

The worst punishment can be everything who will affect the child self-worth and self-esteem. Ex: calling name, emotional and/or physical abuse, punishment with food ( not feeding them as a punishment) , not providing care and/ or love ....

Why do so many people need and believe others need divine rewards and punishments to motivate them to behave morally?

I don't believe they actually need it.  When William Lane Craig says he doesn't know of any reason not to rape aside that his god tells him not to, I give him the benefit of the doubt: I assume he's lying.  Christians tell each other that

Can we pass a law that punishes illegal border entry with prison?

Wouldn't that be just a bitself defeating of the purpose.

Can we pass a law that punishes illegal border entry with prison?

Wouldn't that be just a bitself defeating of the purpose.

Do you believe that God punishes people?

Generally No. In specific instances, yes.As someone who had a near-death experience (long ago) and now has read the literature on these experience and studied religion for 45 years, what struck me was the fact that upon death we seem to judge ourselves, not the other way around. In interacting with the being of

Can a congress pass a law that punishes an act which was lawful or not punishable when committed?

Laws of this type are known as ‘ex post facto' laws, and are one of the most prohibited type of bill of attainder. They are forbidden in total to all of our legislatures (not that this often changes the legislature's willingness to use them.) Even criminalizing the

Do people go to prison to be punished or is prison the punishment?

The act of going to prison is the actual punishment. This is because you've essentially been stripped of your rights, you've lost your place among family, friends and society. You'll lose employment, housing, property, opportunity and have court costs, restitution, fines and attorneys fees levied against you. You'll be branded a felon and

Do you ever feel that life is punishing you?

No. I never feel that way. There's only 1 truth – life is ALWAYS happening FOR you, not against you.We humans cannot choose the external circumstances that happen TO us, however, we can choose how we respond to the situations.We can choose to rise up beyond

Did people think the Black Death was a cause of God in some form of punishment?

That was the most common belief, yes.Think about where medieval Christians were coming from in 1348. Every single thing that happens is something that God wills; nothing happens that is not the will of God. Something is happening that is killing people indiscriminately. You know your Bible - you haven't read it,

What is the worst punishment you have ever received?

Having my hand forced into a toilet bowl filled with someone else's feces and urine.When I was roughly 6 or 7 years old, I loved to collect little figurines. I would bring hundreds of them over to my home daycare provider's house, and would play with them, alone, for hours on end.The daycare provider wasn't the

What's the best way to punish a child for being too loud?

Save punishment for actual bad behavior. Being loud is normal and shows the child is having fun. It should be music to your ears. As one who lost a pregnancy I'd be glad to change places with you.The age of

What's the worst punishment you've seen someone get for something so petty?

Now celebrating my 40th year as a licensed psychologist, I can tell you horror stories you would not believe. Recently, I was involved as a custody evaluator where the father had grown up in a fundamentalist (i.e. closed community, gender-separated) Christian cult where, from age 4, he had been severely beaten for not memorizing

Why is it wrong to punish adultery?

Honestly, what I don't understand is: Who is to mete out the punishment? Spouse, family or government? As far as I'm concerned, whatever one does with his/her body is first, a freewill activity. Of course, the spouse being cheated on has every right to decide on what

What's the best way to punish a child for being too loud?

Save punishment for actual bad behavior. Being loud is normal and shows the child is having fun. It should be music to your ears. As one who lost a pregnancy I'd be glad to change places with you.The age of

What's the worst punishment you've seen someone get for something so petty?

Now celebrating my 40th year as a licensed psychologist, I can tell you horror stories you would not believe. Recently, I was involved as a custody evaluator where the father had grown up in a fundamentalist (i.e. closed community, gender-separated) Christian cult where, from age 4, he had been severely beaten for not memorizing

Why is it wrong to punish adultery?

Honestly, what I don't understand is: Who is to mete out the punishment? Spouse, family or government? As far as I'm concerned, whatever one does with his/her body is first, a freewill activity. Of course, the spouse being cheated on has every right to decide on what

What is the worst possible punishment?

Ignorance The worst punishment to any social person (therefore implying to every human for that matter) is ignoring the fact that they even exist. Small things like Cutting the person from group involvement by not listening to him/her . Not responding/pretend working. Not taking any request/response/statement etc. made by them seriously. These tiny things

Do you often punish yourself?

Yes, I end up punishing myself invariably more than I should, which is a matter of concern for my dear ones who know a little about it.I have a very strong self assessment and self introspection mechanism. I have a

Do you punish yourself because you harmed yourself?

If other people did to us what we do to ourselves they would be arrested and go to jail.  First I indict myself, then I judge myself then I punish myself.  And then I punish myself for punishing myself.  I think that's

Have you ever had to punish yourself?

I don't know how to answer something in the comments anonymously, so this post is in response to the questions asked in my original post.Wow-mind if I answer this in parts? I kind of need to unpack this. First of all, it's important to realize that I wasn't doing this because I never got disciplined otherwise.

How to punish yourself

As the previous answer said, I also tend to really abuse myself mentally. Every derogatory term can be applied to me when I've done even the slightest thing wrong.As for physically, here's a few:cutting myself and then putting foundation over the cuts so it burns morenot eating. Sometimes I'll go

What's the worst thing you ever did as a child and what was your punishment?

In high school I got caught with some weed. I was grounded for a little while. The worst part was I diapointed my grandpa. That day I saw him cry for the 1st and only time. After that he was never the same with me again. That made me regret what I did more then any punishment.