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Professor Makes Students “Stomp on Jesus”

JMWinPR Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 5:41 AM
As this is a state school, I think Mr Scott should be paying the place a visit. Just how does desecrating a Jesus' name further Intercultural Communication? It is far past the tine for Professor Poole to be taken to the woodshed for some "cultural indoctrination"
absinthe48 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 7:36 AM
Placing the name of Professor Poole in proximity to "the woodshed" is an act of open and unabashed racism, in that woodsheds are known to harbor "woodpiles." By the way, you are showing your age. The preferred term of art is now "intercultural communication", not "cultural indoctrination."
Joseph64 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 6:41 AM
What I want to know is why this class even exists at all. Why do we need a class in intercultural communication? If both parties speak English, what more do you need to communicate?

A Florida Atlantic University student said he was suspended from class after he refused a professor’s directive to stomp on a piece of paper with the word “Jesus” written on it.

“I’m not going to be sitting in a class having my religious rights desecrated,” student Ryan Rotela told television station WPEC. “I truly see this as I’m being punished.”

Rotela, who is a devout Mormon, said the instructor in his Intercultural Communications class told the students to write the name “Jesus” on a sheet of paper. Then, they were told to put the paper on the floor.

“He had...