Bullying Argumentative essay

970 Words Dec 1st, 2013 4 Pages
Argumentative Essay
25 November 2013
Have you ever seen or experienced bullying and the dramatic effects it has on its victims? Unfortunately nine out of every ten students have experienced bullying in school or online. Many people believe that bullying is a part of growing up and kids do not know any better. Bullies are intentionally causing mental and or physical damage to their victims, which will affect them for the rest of their lives. Bullying has shown that it can cause self inflicted injuries and even suicide in America today, and there should be no doubt that we need to protect our youth today. We need to enforce a law that will have bullies face harsh legal punishment in order to do
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They should be treated like an individual who knows right and wrong and continues to do wrong by physically assault another student. In most cases of self inflicted injuries are caused by cyber bullying, which is online or over the phone. It is horrible and it takes a lot to make someone feel like their life is not worth living or that bringing a blade to their wrists will relieve the pain they are going through mentally. Cyber bullies attack people psychologically and get very personal with the intent of hurting someone. They hide behind the computer and use it to ruin others lives. That is worse than physical bullying, because the psychological scars are things that will be with the victims forever. It will affect their self esteem, their value of life, their insecurities, and how they act socially. Bullying does not go away after you leave school, bullying in some cases stays with people for the rest of their lives. The events that the victims went through torments them for the rest of their lives through flash backs, fears created by the bully, and even seeing the bully themselves. Most victims have nightmares and flashbacks that bring them back to that horrible time of their life and haunt them long after school is over. The last thing I ask is to look at this from a personal perspective. People should think as if it were their child who came home crying, beaten, battered, cut marks on
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