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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:54 PM

13. You know, I could have predicted all the findings here.


Though perhaps not the exact statistics, which are amazing.

It's good people are noticing. It's not just psychological effects, either. I had at least three concussions from bullying. One where I was eight and was beaten in the head by a thirteen-year old. Another when I was nine, and an older kid bounced my head off the blacktop at least twice. In no case were the kids who did it punished.

Therefore, in middle aged, I'm now on disability. Every day I have an episode that makes it necessary that I lie down for for at least a few hours. If not, it progresses from fatigue, weakness, insensibility, migraine, grouchiness and depression. If I try to stay up through it, I just make mistake after mistake.

I wonder if I'm going to have a mind at all a decade from now.

If we can prevent bullying, it will completely transform this country. It would be less violent, people would be less paranoid, I don't know if fewer people would be conservative, but conservatives wouldn't be the belligerent louts we see now (think Rush Limbaugh).

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