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he didn't redpill anyone with a single test, maybe the highscoring students, but most of them got a better grade than they normally would have

for the redpill to truly set in you have to do at least an entire semester of this shit, preferably an entire year, demoralizing the highscoring students and eventually bringing the entire class down

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the alternative is for the highscoring students to start forcing the lower ones to study with whatever means they can, which is also a good redpill, because 100% of the time this is how it works in real life as well

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wouldn't that suggest socialism works though since it will make all of them stronger students?

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if that higher average grade is all you care about, then yes socialism did work in their case

but you have to look at HOW they got the higher grade, in the best case scenario where the lower scoring students are just a bit dumb and need a bit more tutoring, then the only loss is the tutors' time, which still isn't good. it rarely goes so well, most of the times you get people that won't make it, either because they simply can't or because they won't just won't cooperate. now we're going down the path of violence and deception, this is what I meant by "whatever means they can": issuing punishments such as marginalization, beatings, designating them as a target for bullying, actively trying to get the problem kids out of the class either by using the previously mentioned punishments to get them to transfer on their own, or by lying to the teachers and getting them expelled. there's also the path of the entire class cooperating to cheat on the tests, which then becomes an arms' race of escaping the teacher's surveillance

looking at the above, you can see the parallels with how real life socialism/communism has "worked"

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socialist countries are successful?

[]jtriangle -1 points

No, not usually, or at least for long.

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Ya, and the quality of the classroom itself would have to also be degraded by the corrosive negative incentives of socialism.

This is a good start to explaining it but it doesn't show the real problem. I mean, yes, the immorality of denying people ownership over their own choices is evil, no question. But the consequentialist reason why socialism is 'wrong' is FAR from demonstrated by this single example.

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i get the sentiment, but it'd more accurate if the teacher capped the scores very low and "kept" all of the points he subtracted as the central authority, for distribution as he sees fit.

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