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sam11111 Donating Member (638 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-20-11 02:26 PM
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1. Sch Principals shd have been doing this since 10,000 BC
Most deserve prison for not doing it.

Bullying is crime. "Battery" it is called.
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  -An old idea and technique to help end bulllying in our public schools. MineralMan  Sep-20-11 02:13 PM   #0 
  - Sch Principals shd have been doing this since 10,000 BC  sam11111   Sep-20-11 02:26 PM   #1 
  - Some schools principals have been doing that. Too few, though,  MineralMan   Sep-20-11 02:38 PM   #3 
  - Oh, the Presbyterian ministers weren't as cooperative in 10,000 BCE.  dtexdem   Sep-20-11 02:47 PM   #8 
     - Nice catch. I don't know how I missed it.  MineralMan   Sep-20-11 03:04 PM   #15 
  - I had to follow a different approach.  WingDinger   Sep-20-11 02:30 PM   #2 
  - Well, that was my own approach to being bullied, too.  MineralMan   Sep-20-11 02:39 PM   #6 
  - Yes, if the bullied kids stand together  HockeyMom   Sep-20-11 02:38 PM   #4 
  - "snakepit" means any unpoliced violent area. Most US schools are. Our whole nation is becoming one  sam11111   Sep-20-11 02:39 PM   #5 
  - my eighth grade son agrees with you totally  bedazzled   Sep-23-11 08:52 AM   #31 
  - In my experience, many of the adults participate in bullying, which extends well into adulthood.  Romulox   Sep-20-11 02:44 PM   #7 
  - Yes. There are many adult bullies, too. Lessons learned in  MineralMan   Sep-20-11 02:48 PM   #9 
  - My point being, bullying is a "feature not a bug". nt  Romulox   Sep-20-11 02:51 PM   #11 
  - Personally, I think it's a learned response. Unless the opposite  MineralMan   Sep-20-11 03:01 PM   #13 
  - you're right -- i really doubt that you can grow out of being a bully  bedazzled   Sep-23-11 08:50 AM   #30 
  - They either join in mocking certain kids, or look the other way, in my son's experience.  TwilightGardener   Sep-20-11 02:52 PM   #12 
  - I think the most critical step is involving kids in the effort.  Kber   Sep-20-11 02:50 PM   #10 
  - Yup. I agree. I saw it work in my high school. It didn't take long  MineralMan   Sep-20-11 03:03 PM   #14 
     - It's not perfect, but they are trying.  Kber   Sep-20-11 03:26 PM   #21 
        - You sure could be right. Since I'm not a girl, I couldn't have  MineralMan   Sep-20-11 03:39 PM   #23 
  - Even Easier  LaValle   Sep-20-11 03:06 PM   #16 
  - They've been doing that in British public schools for hundred of years  wickerwoman   Sep-20-11 03:11 PM   #17 
     - And Why Not?  LaValle   Sep-20-11 03:13 PM   #18 
        - Watch Lindsey Anderson's If...  wickerwoman   Sep-20-11 03:23 PM   #19 
           - yeah?  LaValle   Sep-20-11 03:44 PM   #25 
              - Can I live in your "real world"?  wickerwoman   Sep-20-11 04:46 PM   #26 
  - I can't imagine!  get the red out   Sep-20-11 03:24 PM   #20 
  - It seems like some schools are like that. I don't think it's regional,  MineralMan   Sep-20-11 03:41 PM   #24 
  - I have a friend whose son was a victim of bullying  RebelOne   Sep-20-11 03:36 PM   #22 
  - If Only We Had More of That Kind of Church and Fewer of the AFAish Ones  AndyTiedye   Sep-21-11 03:43 AM   #27 
  - K&R. N/T  Mimosa   Sep-21-11 03:45 AM   #28 
  - I believe what you say happened, but it seems ...  bbdad   Sep-23-11 08:43 AM   #29 
  - Huh?  HughBeaumont   Sep-23-11 09:17 AM   #32 
  - "I went to church with many, many victimizing idiots."  bbdad   Sep-23-11 12:22 PM   #33 
  - It is nice your church took this on but I keep hearing about Churches in today's world  Bandit   Sep-23-11 12:49 PM   #34 

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