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Debate: Who's to blame for bullies?

Who's to blame for bullies? I think parents are responsible for thier children's actions. Communication or lack thereof is causing children to figure out who they are themselves, when it is the responsibility of the parents to help shape them to become a kind and compassionate individual.

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    Nov 19 2012: is it really fair to just... blame 100% of it on the parents? you can have two kids in the family with the same exact upbringing and one will be average as socially expected, and the other will be malfeasant. it's not always down to the parents. i'm sure there are situations where a child becomes a bully, and poor upbringing from the parents was a largely contributing factor. i just don't think it's fair to assume it's always the parent's fault if the child turns out be a jerk.

    believe it or not, children are their own people too. not just a mirror image of their parents.

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