Bullying In Korean Society

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Bully. It means threatening to someone, often frightening that person into doing something. It also refers to a person who threatens to someone, forcing that person to do something. There are two types of groups: the bullies and the victims. I was a victim for six years from middle school to high school in Korea. It was a tough time for me but I managed to overcome and to move on my life. As a person who was a victim in her schooldays, I highly think that bullying should be stopped in any ways for people and society.
People can see the news about committing a suicide from bullying every year in Korea. Those people who killed themselves were students, soldiers, workers and many more people. Bullying has been a major problem in Korean society
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From my long-time experience, I can say there are two clear reasons for bullying. One reason is for a sweet, but ugly bond. People have double personalities. They want to outshine over others but don’t want to stand out at the same time. People want to be smarter, richer, more competent and good looking, but don’t want to make others jealous by “too standing out” from their own groups. Those people set victims so as to make a tight bond by letting others in their group focus on the victims, torturing together while they can also boast their appearance or careers at the same time. Therefore, the victims are just a distraction for the people in the groups. People are afraid of being alone. They don’t want to be an outsider. A strong bond is where people feel secure whether they like it or …show more content…
According to Ng Chong Guan and the other four authors from ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry (2016), cyber bullying is an old wine in a new bottle. The place has changed but the form of action is still the same. The five authors conducted an experiment of cyber bullying and they found out that males were more likely to be involved in bullying activity as compared possess, and in terms of being the victim of cyber bullying, females are more likely to become a victim than males. There is a correlation between cyber bullying and traditional bullying in terms of victims. This is because bullies who were involved in traditional bullying may target the same victim outside of school and continue the bullying on-line. The problem is, since cyber bullying is the latest trend among teenagers, there hasn’t been much research conducted about cyber bullying, hence not many possible interventional programs have been made yet. The anonymity of cyber bullying may have even more potential negative effect than traditional

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