Long story short: I was on a troll pictures website, where I viewed an embedded youtube video, which then showed several of the "related videos", one of which did not seem related, but I watched it anyway. It was called, "On Being Bullied and Bullying - Mitchell Wilson". You can look it up if you wish. Watching an overweight man talk about bullying got me thinking. I tried to leave a comment on his profile, but was informed, after hitting "Post", that it exceeded the maximum character limit. I lost all of what I wrote. Thus, I have written the first draft of an article which essentially states that anti-bullying sentiment in the media, especially that by governments, is damaging because it focuses on the bully and not the victim. What I'm looking for here is your response to the following questions: * Do you believe anti-bullying campaigns have the capacity to be damaging? Why or why not? * What are some pieces of advice that you've heard over the years in relation to stopping or avoiding bullies? This applies to getting it as a victim or giving it to a victim. * What opinions do you hold toward situations like that of Casey Heynes or Mitchell Wilson? * (Possibly controversial) When you were growing up, was suicide ever something that was mentioned in relation to bullying, or is it, as far as you know, a recent development? For those of you who do not know, here's a quick run down of the two names I mentioned above. In March of this year, Casey Heynes (16), a student at a Sydney school was filmed by another student being punched in the face by a 12 year old, Ritchard Gale. He basically snapped, picked up Ritchard and then threw him to the ground. Ritchard is then seen on the video stumbling around, very obviously injured. It got a lot of internet attention, with Casey being referred to as "Little Zaglief" in reference to a Mortal Kombat character. Mitchell Wilson was an 11 year old who killed himself because of bullies. Eleven years old. He was disabled, got mugged by a 12 year old who stole Mitchell's Dad's iPhone off him and smashed Mitchell's face into the pavement. Rather than testify in court, Mitchell killed himself with a plastic bag over his head, to be found by his Dad in the morning. So, give me your opinions, experiences, whatever. The focus questions are above.