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Bullying And The Golden Rule

March 13, 2013

To The Reader’s Forum: Do you remember the Golden Rule? Did you happen to see the “On The Road” segment on Sunday Morning (CBS) March 3? If not, you missed a good story....

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BudZilla

Mar-16-13 4:50 AM

Your disagreement with facts does not change them, nor do the opinions of the people you have spoken to.

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MTinNY

Mar-15-13 9:34 AM

Budzilla...I'll play your game. While your term "defective offspring" may be correct (though not politically correct), it is highly offensive, especially while doing so in a letter to the editor about special needs children. Of the 20 or so people that I have talked to in the past few days there hasn't been one person who hasn't agreed with me. A better term for you online would be a troll, though I suspect that IRL you may be bully.

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BudZilla

Mar-14-13 10:25 AM

MTinNY: My correct use of the term defective and you getting your panties in a bunch over it is not bullying.

I suggest you now and read and attempt to comprehend the correct meaning of "bullying".

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marchhare

Mar-14-13 10:20 AM

Thank-you for a wonderful letter, it started my day off on a positive note.

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Seadog

Mar-14-13 8:05 AM

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GioAllie

Mar-13-13 9:16 PM

that's best----

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Gemni5

Mar-13-13 8:17 PM

When he don't get his way.......I came very close to not following the Golden Rule but I have restrained myself.

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50s4ever

Mar-13-13 7:37 PM

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GioAllie

Mar-13-13 5:19 PM

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darkeagle

Mar-13-13 5:03 PM

yea look at that guy in the white house he is the biggest bully. When he don't get his way he uses taxpayer money to travel around the country to coerce everyone to see it his way

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GioAllie

Mar-13-13 1:03 PM

Actually see dog, bullying was not as serious a problem in my early school days, or at least it didn't appear to be. The isolated cases I was aware of, were handled in a swift and just manner.

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Seadog

Mar-13-13 12:28 PM

"I have a life outside tthis forum"

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RufusTFirefly

Mar-13-13 12:19 PM

So sometimes bullying is understandable?

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GioAllie

Mar-13-13 12:15 PM

see dog--welcome back--was there a problem why you so abruptly left this morning's editorial site?

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Seadog

Mar-13-13 12:03 PM

In your case giopitt, I can understand why you were bullied.

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GioAllie

Mar-13-13 10:48 AM

sorry see dog, I forgot that the term "school officials" is close to your financial heart. Let's blame parents only.

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GioAllie

Mar-13-13 10:38 AM

how can school officials not recognize most of those bullying problems? How can parents not---------

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MTinNY

Mar-13-13 10:03 AM

Budzilla....I think YOU are exactly the person who needs to read it! You commented in the special needs post (the one about the Fletcher school children if your memory needs refreshed) calling them "defective". Is that not bulling? Yet you come on here and state that those who need to read it will never do so. Pot meet kettle.

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GioAllie

Mar-13-13 9:51 AM

from no more than 1 or 2 people----

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Howard

Mar-13-13 9:45 AM

GioAllie, Gemni5 now has 3 disagrees! There are only 7 comments so far. Unreal.

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GioAllie

Mar-13-13 8:28 AM

gemini--notice 2 disagrees thus far, and counting----

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CREDENCE

Mar-13-13 8:20 AM

Sorry Carolyn, because of the liberal fools in USA it is against the law to teach the truth. (rubbish only, is now allowed)

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Gemni5

Mar-13-13 6:35 AM

Now if only many of the regular Forum posters would follow this rule....

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Renaldo

Mar-13-13 5:53 AM

Good letter & there may be no more better a rule to live by, it's a universal aspect to all major religions and to common sense. Somehow this rule should be heavily communicated & reinforced in schools, it could have quite an impact.

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BudZilla

Mar-13-13 4:28 AM

Those who need to learn this are EXACTLY the same ones who will never read it.

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