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The mission of this blog is to let people know that there ARE ways to help others, even if it's just spreading the word. I will post ideas of how you can help and make a difference!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Can We End Bullying?!

True story. The kid that was abused got suspended from school. Is this the world we want to live in?! I don't think we do.
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For many years, our world has been affected by the social problem of bullying. Bullying is a way of abusing others constantly, mostly conducted by peer pressure. The "bully" tries to harm another person because he or she is weaker, or because they think they are weaker; that they can't defend themselves. Sometimes, the kids that are being abused think that they do not belong in the world, and even think about suicide. The bullies try to make them feel awful in every way, mentally or physically. This meaning that bullies will find a way to torture another person, by making them feel bad about themselves and excluding them from the social circle.

This is a vast problem that is conducing children and teenagers to avoid school and throw away their education. Is there even a way to stop this abuse? Most people believe that this has been going on for so long that it is not going to stop. But there are others who believe that human beings, by nature, can change. A person is born virtuous, and throughout life, society will build most of that individual's personality, which will make the person stay virtuous, or become evil. But it is up to the person to choose how he/she wants to be. (virtuous and evil idea taken from "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley, 1818) Bullies need to learn the good things about life, and how they can change to improve their personalities that have been affected by society. It is not impossible to end bullying, but it could be really hard. If we work together by helping this people, the 'bulllies' and the one's being bullied, we can make the world a better place. Spread the word to end bullying, people will follow you and will appreciate what you are doing. Be a leader!

- Make a Difference!

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A 17 year old made a twitter and a petition to "stop bullying all over the world". This is the type of people that are doing the best they can to end this abuse. Let's follow this leader and be a part of the group to end bullying!

Go ahead, and Follow http://twitter.com/#!/NO2Bullying and sign the "Stop bullying all over the World" petition! http://twitition.com/5di6l

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