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Comment: Re:So, basically the parents are screwed? (Score 1) 420 420

People love to demonize parents for not getting involved in the lives of the children but when those children are outside of their control for eight hours a day what are they to do?

It is under parents control to choose whether to enroll their children in government schools, with their government agenda, private schools, which offer a variety of agendas, or to home school them, and teach them exactly what they wish.

Comment: Re:Before everyone joins the frenzy... (Score 2, Interesting) 266 266

Indeed, it is likely that the rigorous crew training and constant drill practice responding to situations like these is responsible there being so *few* injuries, and that both ships can still steam under their own power back to port.

(Another ex-submariner)

In practice, failures in system development, like unemployment in Russia, happens a lot despite official propaganda to the contrary. -- Paul Licker