I don't know anyone who hasn't experienced or witnessed bullying at some point during their lifetime.
And, when I talk about bullying, I don't mean casual teasing or bothering. I am referring to systematic, ongoing actions perpetrated on another person by someone who has authority or power over that person. For example, high status students bullying lower status students, or administrators bullying teachers. There are other instances but I'm limiting my sphere to schools because there is always bullying going on in schools and we often look the other way rather than dealing with it for what it is: someone wielding their power over another person. When we stand by and don't do anything, then we are complicit and guilty as charged.
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