Bullying And Its Effects On Society

1957 Words Apr 17th, 2015 8 Pages
Bullying is defined as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among people that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both persons who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems.” In this day and age, there are so many places advertising a no bullying sentiment or trying to get people to donate money or read about how to stop the bullying that goes on in high school. These websites and foundations are all good and dandy but they don’t do anything. They really have no effect on the teens who are actually getting bullied or doing the bullying. Teens will really do what they want in regards as to how they act towards their peers regardless of what they have been told, if an adult is not around them. This is something that most adults and all of these websites don’t understand. Taking a pledge not to bully does absolutely nothing, because really what is going to stop them. Now that technology has really taken a turn and advanced so much, it makes it so much easier to bully people and so much safer for the bully to bully someone else because it’s harder to get caught. There are many different types of bullying, bullying has many very extreme effects on society, and there are many reasons why people get bullied in high school. Bullying is an age old problem that with social media has simply gotten worse. Elie Wiesel and all of the people who were put in concentration camps, forced…
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