One should not have high expectations

Last semester at uni, a lecturer gave one of the silliest statements I’ve ever heard in my entire life.

According to her, one ‘should not have high expectations’. One should ‘lower their expectations’ so as not to get ‘disappointed’.

What in the world??? What a way to educate your students huh?

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Pleasure and Sorrow: Which is a better teacher?

I walked a mile with Pleasure;
She chatted all the way;
But left me none the wiser
For all she had to say.

I walked a mile with Sorrow,
And ne’er a word said she;
But, oh! The things I learned from her,
When Sorrow walked with me.

– Robert Browning Hamilton –

Teacher-Student Sexual Harassment – True Story

The topic of the day is sexual harassment. Aisyahrozi talked about her experience. Mohd Ismail talked about his. Now, I’ll talk about my experience.

Well, it’s actually not about me being sexually harassed. It’s about a friend of mine.

This happened when I was in primary school. I think it was in standard 3.

The perpetrator = A married female teacher (I’m assuming she was already married).

The victim = a boy.

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