It is not Bullying, it is Aggression!

As long as we address these issues as “bullying,” “conflict resolution,” etc. we will continue to be befuddled by reacting to them and their potential of violence.  “Conflict resolution” presupposed conflict! You are reacting to conflict, not preventing it!  “Bullying” presupposes someone exhibiting bullying behavior.  You are reacting to bullying behavior, not preventing it.  Only when we understand that “conflict,” “bullying” and any predatory behaviors are simply elements of an Aggression Continuum and that through this Continuum we can foresee conflict, bullying and any predatory behavior prior to an aggressor actually exhibiting these behaviors, can we actually prevent conflict, bullying, predatory behaviors and any subsequent violent behavior. To learn more continue reading other articles in the blog on bullying and the Aggression Continuum.

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