1. Reverse It
We need bullies.
Chris Rock shares this unsettling perspective in his Netflix stand-up comedy special, Tambourine. He describes the strict no-bullying policy at his daughters school, one so strict that any bully will be kicked out of school immediately.
And right then, I wanted to take my daughter out of the school.
Chris Rock has written, produced, directed, and starred in movies and television, but he is best known for his stand-up. His comedy specials Bring the Pain and Bigger and Blacker made him a household name (and one of my favorite comedians). He developed his delivery style by observing his father and grandfather, both preachers. Rock paces the stage, repeats his premise, and often stops suddenly for emphasis. He even has his own catchphrase, Yeah, I said it!
Rock believes the world is better with bullies. Bullies prepare children for the harsh realities of adulthood. Bullies do half the work. Thats right. Teachers do one-half, bullies do the whole other half. And thats the half youre going to use.
He points out that, sure, you may know how to program a computer, but