Politics and Insights

Very few people, when put to the test, have the integrity and moral courage to stand up against bullying, harassment, abuse, threats and corruption.  The targets of adult bullying are selected often because they DO have the moral courage to challenge; many people will pass by on the other side.

A target of bullying is most often chosen because of their strength, not their weakness. Research shows that targets of bullying tend to have high moral values, a well-developed integrity, a strong sense of fair play and reasonableness, a low propensity to violence, a reluctance to pursue grievance, disciplinary or legal action, a sensitivity of and empathy for others, a strong forgiving streak and a mature understanding of the need to resolve conflict with dialogue. Often, targets of bullying are independent, self-reliant and “different” in some way. Weak people often disingenuously confuse these hallmarks of character with…

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