Why bully?

Bullying? Be Smart, Don’t Start

What is this act of injustice?

"Bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort. Bullying can take the form of physical contact, words or more subtle actions.(American Phycological Association)" There are many forms of bullying from physical violence, to misuse of the technology such as the various new social media sites.
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"Colour-me-creative." Colour-me-creative. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2015.

This piece of art illustrates how the new advancements of technology are being misused. Comments such as the one you see in the image, lead to people going through emotional instability; this can also lead them to take their own life.

Be the change you wish to see in the world...

The first outcome to this form of intimidation is that the person will become increasingly susceptible to becoming depressed, and/or angry, and/or bitter. It makes the person feel undesired and makes them feel relatively powerless, as if they are not safe in the world they live in. The second outcome unfolds more slowly over-time, it becomes much more tough for them to believe in themselves. Grades start dropping, and their overall academic performance decrease. Because of this they miss out on many opportunities.
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Make a Change

The QR Code above will lead you to an organization called STOMP Out Bullying. Their focus is to reduce and prevent bullying,cyber-bullying, and other digital abuse. The organization teaches effective solutions and ways to respond to bullies. However, an easy way to help this cause is to think before you speak, and treat everyone how you would want to be treated.