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Originally posted by Darce
I'll teach my kids that animals use violence to solve their social issues, and human beings are expected to use words.
Originally posted by Darce
An unrestrained abuse of power is all I see.
Originally posted by scobro
reply to post by fooks
I had to watch my daughter change from a happy, pleasant girl who loved school,into a withdrawn,nervous wreck of a child,who refused to fight back as she was afraid the school would give her a reprimand,all because of a jumped up little #,like the one in the clip!
I even went round to this kids parents house to ask them to talk to their child,but they just point blank refused to believe the accusations,despite numerous reports and complaints from other kids parents!
Eventually i told the father that the next time his kid lays a finger on my daughter,i would drag him from his house and kick the # out of him,and see how he liked it!
Guess what? The problem ceased from that very minute!
Sometimes the parents of these kids just dont care what they get up to,and have to be reminded!
Originally posted by XXXN3O
I think this is a reflection of society in general.
If you are in any violence whatsover regardless of who started it, both get in trouble with the police, quite often the one that does the most damage is the one who gets the most trouble.
I remember when I was in my teens, there was a gang of about 20 people that would beat people up individually for no reason at all. They would circle you and get a guy who was younger than you to hit you, if you hit back they would all attack you at the same time. Now some people might think this is weak but I spent my teenage years running from this group, I was fit and I could fight but I dont care who the heck you are, you cant fight 20 people at once who are three years older than you when you are only thirteen.
This went on for years at the school I went too, until one guy stood up to them, he could take a hit and dish it out. They broke both his arms and his father arrived to stop this, one of the boys broke a piece of fence from a nearby house and hit the father in the head with it. Unknown to the bullies, there was a nail sticking out the end of the stick, that father now can hardly speak as he was brain damaged from it and one of the boys was charged with attempted murder.
This guy was let out after 6 months as he was under sixteen and in the present the same gang walks my hometown now as adults, breaking into houses, selling drugs on the streets, fighting with people for no reason and so on.
Choosing to fight is something that I believe is a last resort but sometimes its not a resort at all.
I think this video could potentially cause a lot of bullied kids to get hammered by standing up to bullies if they are inspired by the young kid body slamming the bully, that causes a lot more psychological damage than bullying itself I think. I dont think im the only one who lived in a place where a bunch of kids had adults terrified of them.
Dont get me wrong though, its important to stand up to yourself but theres more ways than doing that, than fists alone.edit on 15-3-2011 by XXXN3O because: (no reason given)