Although I concede that a Total Institution may promote hard work, it does not do anything for the individuals personal goals, drive, or ambitions. It makes them a walking drone of sameness. Many students who enroll in a place like the Citadel, a South Carolina Military College, often give up everything they came to the Institute with, as soon as they walk through t...
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...urvive the world completely fine. A total institution is detrimental to the individual and society and promotes hazing, illegal activities, and absurd behavior that only a total institution could produce in the young men and women of our country. Their honor codes are a falsely stated method of making students submit to a higher authority and they are run in a barbaric manner that teaches the message of brutality being okay.
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