Cyberbullying: Causes, Cause, And Consequences Of Bullying

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When parents send theirs kids of to school each morning, they do so with the hopes that their children will learn many of the invaluable skills that will help build the foundation in which they can expand and continue to build upon throughout their lives. A foundation developed through the knowledge imparted on them from their teachers as well as other valuable lessons learned through interaction with their peers and their social environment. Unfortunately, however, some children will end up having to learn these life lessons in a much harsher way than others. The latter, is due to the fact that many of these children will become intimate with the causes, effect, and consequences of bullying from a very young age.
Regrettably, bullying is
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According to the CDC, suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year. Over 14 percent of high school students have considered suicide, and almost 7 percent have attempted it. Most of the time, victims that actually killed themselves, did so because their bullies Suggested that he/she, “should kill” him or herself because nobody would miss them, further suggesting that the world would be better without them. In addition to suicide, the consequences of bullying have contributed to multiple schools shooting, most notably the Columbine H. S massacre where Erick Harris and Dylan Klebold allegedly “opened fire on fellow students as a revenge of the bullies who have made school miserable for them” (Cullen, …show more content…
Some bystanders may be afraid to speak up for fear of becoming victims themselves, while others identify with the bully and enjoy watching someone else suffer. Nevertheless, both types of bystanders contribute to an atmosphere that condones bullying. Therefore, legislation should both hold accountable and protect bystanders. Thus fostering an environment in which people are not afraid to speak-up, while instilling fear on those onlooker playing an active role in the

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