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COMMENT SECTIONS HAVE BECOME TRAINING CENTRES FOR BULLIES

By André R. Gignac

Insults, vicious innuendos, slander, false claims, hatred, verbal abuse of every kind. The comment sections on news blogs, on social media and even in the mainstream media, have become a new sporting outlet for “Know-it-all Internauts”, who take pleasure at spewing their venom at everything that moves. 1,333 more words

LIFE & SOCIETY

Be Fearless

I can’t sleep. So I decided to write something, anything. I like to keep it short, though. My posts aren’t the longest, I just feel like I don’t need a lot of words to make you understand what I mean or what I feel. 199 more words

Anonymous

Cyber-WHAT?

On virtually every media platform, there is a steady drum beat against cyber-bullying. Of course, I agree that we should do everything we can to put a stop to bullying, but, today,  I would like to talk about the other side of the coin that is the currency of internet social interactions. 325 more words

The Schoolyard Bully: 1

The Schoolyard Bully: 1 

When we moved out of Grandma’s house, I transferred to a new elementary school, where upon entering the third grade there was immediate trouble; beside the obvious obstacle of being a strange boy trying to fit in and avoid being picked on.  576 more words

Memoir

Writing Wednesday: Facing The Fear

I have spent most of my life afraid. People, bullies, teachers, matches, glass that might break, stairs, roads. To a greater or lesser extent, I have been scared of them all. 366 more words

Creativity