Scylla and Charybdis

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Here's your assignment, wake up early, sleepy ass.

Here's your assignment, figure this math out, stupid.

Here's your assignment, write this essay, dummy.

Here's your assignment, read this book, retard.

Here's your assignment, get a job, lazy.

Here's your assignment, join this team, loner.

Here's your assignment, don't get too fat, jelly roll.

Here's your assignment, don't get too thin, Skeletor.

Here's your assignment, be presentable, why can't you be like everybody else.

Here's your assignment, be yourself, poser.

Here's your assignment, don't be so quiet, weirdo.

Here's your assignment, don't be so sad all the time, buzz kill.

Here's your assignment, figure out your "issues".

Here's your assignment, leave me alone, I'm busy.

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So true or false: If I listen to my teachers and if I listen to my classmates, I will be happy.

True or false: If I listen to myself, will I sound the same?

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