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Is More Violence the Best Response to Bullying?

“Revenge… is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.“ (Albert Schweitzer)   On December 31st 2010 the The Chief newspaper in Squamish published an article on a recent school bullying incident where a 14 year old girl retaliated with further acts of violence, and was suspended. The writer, Meagan...

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Why We Need Evidence Based Solutions to Bullying

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” (Frederick Douglas) “Adolescence is society’s permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.” (Terri Apter) Recently, it seems that you can’t pick up a local or national paper without some new report of bullying, or in some cases, a suicide resulting from bullying. Squamish has also been dealing with bullying incidents...

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