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How can we help to prevent bullying?

As a society that revels in TV series such as Honey Boo Boo, Jersey Shore and other "Reality" TV shows, how are we supposed to stop bullying within schools?

If we preach what to do or what not to do when confronted by bullying behaviors, but never follow through with consequences, how can we expect our students to continue to have faith in the faculty's true want to get rid of bullying.

How can we expect our children to stop bullying if we, as grown ups, are watching these shows.... making fun of the people on them, judging them, calling them names?

How can we change the structure of learning to help increase education, not only in the academic sense, but also in the sense of what it means to be a human being?

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  • Mar 17 2013: i have no reason to object that some bad impact will appear if let it happen, but i don't have any reasons to support that no negetive impact will appear if prevent it happening. I have emphasized for times that if we don't let them experience the delimma, it will be impossible for them to learn how to protect themselves. then, them must face similar delimma in the future.
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      Mar 17 2013: Some will "experience the delimma" Zeng, and maybe go on with their life. Unfortunately, many teens have ended their lives because of bullying. I sincerely hope you, and anyone you care about, never has to experience the ramifications of bullying.

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