Letter- Tired of adult bulliesAs a high school student growing up in a time when as a society we are heavily influenced by technology, the Internet, Facebook,
By: Landon Carter, Hudson, Hudson Star-Observer
As a high school student growing up in a time when as a society we are heavily influenced by technology, the Internet, Facebook, and other social media websites, we are constantly being taught to not cyber-bully others, or bully in general.
And after reading many letters in the paper filled with personal attacks and innuendos, I cannot help but think perhaps it's the adults who need to learn to stop bullying one another. You guys are the ones who we look up to.
Being only a teenager, I don't know what it is like to raise a child. But I do know that your child will model after you. And the people who are personally attacking one another in their letters to the editor, I want to say shame on you all! What sort of message are you sending to the youth? What do you have to say to the teenagers and kids who are reading the paper and come across these childish and immature acts?
Please, if you are going to criticize or write about the school board, or anything, follow this easy-to-remember slogan: "Use the Facts and Not Attacks."
I am tired of reading disrespectful and rude letters. If you have the courage to publicly bully someone else by publishing it into a paper where everyone can read it, I don't see why you can't go up to them and personally say it to their face.
From the point of view of a teenager, I have to say that I am very disappointed by the amount of disrespectful letters I have been reading, and cannot express how badly they reflect on our community.
I can't even imagine what it is like to open up a newspaper to find horrible things written about you. Instead of preaching the kids of today to not bully one another, take the time to do the same. Think about what your kids will say if they see their parents bullying other adults.
Landon Carter, Hudson