The Bully Society: Victims Of Bullying

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How many people in the audience have been a victim of bullying? How many people have witnessed other people being bullied? Has anyone in the audience ever bullied anyone? These three situations are not very pleasant for anyone to experience. In her book, The Bully Society, Jessie Klein said that bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or distress. In fact, there is nothing that makes a person feel more insecure, belittled, and self-doubting than to face bullying at school, work, and on the internet. Bullying has destroyed friendships, has left many physical, mental, and emotional scars on people, and has taken many lives through suicide.
Bullying is becoming an increasingly important problem at school, on the internet, and the work settings for adults. First, there are many ways that we can stop bullying in schools so that students have a safe learning environment. According to, 28% of students in grades 6-12 say they have experienced bullying or have felt bullied while at school. According to, as a result, 300,000 students are likely to avoid coming to school at some point to avoid a bully. Some of the negative consequences of bullying include long-term
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The main risk factors why someone bullies other people is social rejection, lacking power, painful childhood experiences, and lack of parenting in their household. Despite all these risk factors, the effects of bullying outweigh the benefits of bullying. If you see someone that is being bullied over the Internet, school, or even at a workplace, contact an adult or confront the bully yourself. If we all stand up together against bullying, the world will be a better place. This quote by Jeffrey Benjamin says, “You will never reach higher ground if you are always pushing others
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