posted on Jan, 22 2013 @ 03:46 PM
I think this raises a lot of issues, especially regarding a social construction of acceptable and non-acceptable violence.
It sometimes seems that violence is almost celebrated if it is between the same gender or people of the same age.
Others might include factors of "fairness" like body-type, and body-weight, or a referee (similar to violent sport, or the bouncers on Jerry
I'm not sure however whether bigger adults defending the thinner girl are the root issue.
Why did they feel they had no other resource to settle their differences, or to agree to disagree?
edit on 22-1-2013 by halfoldman because: (no reason given)