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  •  Interesting way of looking at it. (8+ / 0-)

    I believe some bullies I encountered in school, came from very dysfunctional homes. Some may have evolved out of their behavior, to the point they're horrified by it today. Others may have integrated a bullying streak, with society's full blessing, to the point they're reactionaries today.

    It's here they got the range/ and the machinery for change/ and it's here they got the spiritual thirst. --Leonard Cohen

    by karmsy on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 04:57:39 PM PST

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    •  Same here (1+ / 0-)
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      Most of the ones I knew came from messed up families, with fathers who hit them if they were around at all. But the single worst bully I ever had to deal with was from a perfectly normal, well-off family. He was spoiled rotten, natch.

      Certaines personnes disent qu'il y a une femme à blâmer, Mais je sais que c'est ma faute sacrément.

      by RamblinDave on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 04:41:35 AM PST

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