Johnny and Mark get into a fight after school.
1980 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end
up good pals.
2010 - Police called, arrest Johnny and Mark. Charge them with
assault, both expelled even though Johnny started it. Both children
go to anger management programs for 3 months. School board hold
meeting to impliment bullying prevention programs
Robbie won’t sit still in class, disrupts other students.
1980 - Robbie sent to office and given 6 of the belt by the
Head Teacher. Robbie returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class
2010 - Robbie given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie. Tested
for ADD. Robbie’s parents get fortnightly disability payments and
School gets extra funding from the state because Robbie has a disability.
Billy breaks a window in his neighbor’s car and his Dad gives him a
skelping with his belt.
1980 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to
college and becomes a successful businessman.
2010 - Billy’s dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy removed to
foster care and joins a gang. Psychologist tells Billy’s
sister that she remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to
Mark gets a headache and takes some aspirin to school.
1980 - Mark gets glass of water from Head Teacher to take aspirin with.
2010 - Police called, Mark expelled from school for drug violations.
Car searched for drugs and weapons.
Johnny takes apart leftover firework from Guy Fawkes night, puts them
in a model airplane paint bottle, blows up an ants nest.
1980 - Ants die.
2010- Police Force, MI6 & Anti-terrorism Squad called. Johnny
charged with domestic terrorism, MI6 investigate parents, siblings
removed from home, computers confiscated. Johnny’s Dad goes on a
terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.
Johnny falls while running during playtime and scrapes his knee. He is
found crying by his teacher, Mary . Mary hugs him to comfort him.
1980 - In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.
2010 - Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and loses her job.
She faces 3 years in Prison. Johnny undergoes 5 years of therapy.