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Bullying - The culture of violence.
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Writing 140 - Section 90675
10 April 2003
Assignment # 4
BULLYING: THE CULTURE OF VIOLENCE
When children are bullied in school, it is often considered a part of growing up, or preparation for life, but the lasting effects of this bullying is not so obvious. A bully is described as "a person who uses any approach at his or her disposal including, but not limited to, intimidation (physical, emotional, verbal), positional authority, relational authority, or societal authority to create limiting effects on another's behaviors, thoughts, or feelings" (Cross). To some, bullying is regarded as a normal part of childhood. Many men and women remember being the victim of a bully, yet others remember being the bully. Nevertheless, most people do not realize the potential dangers bullying can cause, both for the bully and the individual being bullied. The harm done to children is irreparable, and whether the damage is emotion or physical, there are negative effects to both parties of the bullying. The deep scars from constantly being looked down upon, in addition to being ostracized, have the potential to lead to further violence, as well as the
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