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Bullying and the American Ethos

By Joshua Reyes

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But for a tiny oversight in application, bullying would be celebrated rather than condemned. It aligns with an enduring American belief that exercising power over others is important. “Because I can do this to others, I’m better,” goes the thinking. Weekly, hundreds of thousands crowd into football stadiums to cheer one team grinding another into the turf. We celebrate the demonstration of power.
Source: http://www.educationnews.org/k-12-schools/john-jensen-bullying-and-the-american-ethos/

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