Bullying And Its Effects On Society

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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…show more content…
The Nazi’s were a group of people who used physical and verbal bullying against a type of person they were told not to like. This happens today in high schools, it is simply not as obvious unless you know what to look for. Bullying should be at the top of the most wanted list, it is an awful thing that has no place anywhere in society and especially not at school, a place that is supposed to be a safe for students.
Bullying does not simply take one form that can easily be seen. It takes many different forms and knows how to hide from those who can stop it. Because there are so many different types of bullying present in society, they have been grouped into three main groups so that they can be more easily discussed. These three different groups are verbal, social (relational), and physical bullying. Each of these are terrible and leave the person being bullied scathed and with emotional and in some cases physical scars. Verbal bullying is defined as “saying or writing mean or nasty things/insults”. Parents and other adults always make comments like “words are just words, they can’t really hurt you”, “sticks and stones make break your bones, but words will never hurt you”, or “take their comments with a grain of sand”. However words do hurt; at some points a mean common can have a worse affect that being punched square in the face. In high school people who bully others straight to their face,
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