Student 1: 10 page report! WTF!
Student 2: Don't do it. I'm not going to.
Student 1: You need to! It's required to pass the class
Student 2: No, you have the option not to.
Student 1: BUT YOU WILL FAIL THE CLASS!!!
Student 2: I know, but you don't have to do the report if you don't want to. You have the option to fail if you want.