Watch The Bullying Experiment video here.
I almost cried when I saw this part. This is what you do. You don’t continue on your way because it doesn’t involve you.
Look at the way she shields the stranger WITH HER OWN BODY.
This is what needs to happen when you see someone being bullied or harassed.
I’m not gonna lie, this video made me tear up. Only a few of the people stopped to help, and that’s a huge testament to our society now a days, especially in schools. Bullying is seen as a normal thing, and even as something you need to do to be accepted. When I was in high school there was this one guy who would push me into lockers, throw my stuff on the ground, and kick my legs out from under me in the hallways, and nobody did anything to help, even the teachers. He was a 6’4” jock. I was 5’9” and in the orchestra and the theatre program. The entire school (even my brother, who was on the football and baseball teams) called my group of friends the Orch Dorks. Nobody protected me because everybody knew I didn’t deserve the protection because I wasn’t cool.
I thought about going about this in a sarcastic and brutal way, but then I remembered how being in retail has taught me to be polite even in the worst of circumstances. So, in keeping with the theme of this blog, I’m going to clue some of you in on the Do’s and Dont’s of shopping in a retail…