: You're not good enough and shouldn't waste
: anyone's time with X.
: If you think it's ok to say that to a kid,
: for any reason, you should not be a teacher.
: I'm not saying you should waste anyone's
: time. I'm saying you shouldn't purposefully
: insult and degrade kids. There's a better
: way to say that. If they have bad
: musicianship, maybe their music teacher is
: at least partially to blame. If their music
: teacher is ok with saying that to them, then
: they most likely are to blame. I wouldn't
: want to work hard for anyone who treats me
: like that. Motivation, not degradation.