We are ignoring the eternal message of this great film. Published on November 24, 2011 by Izzy Kalman in A Psychological Solution to Bullying I am writing this on Thanksgiving. When I was growing up, it was the day that NBC annually broadcast The Wizard of Oz, helping to make it the most frequently watched […]
The most rational academic voice in the world on bullying. Published on November 24, 2011 by Izzy Kalman in A Psychological Solution to Bullying It was with great excitement that I came upon a new article this morning by Prof. Helene Guldberg who, to the best of my knowledge, is the only academic psychologist in […]
Scientists who dare to criticize anti-bully teachings deserve support. Published on November 4, 2011 by Izzy Kalman in A Psychological Solution to Bullying Ever since Columbine brought the psychological field of bullying to worldwide prominence, I’ve been warning about the problems with this field and been vilified for it by anti-bully activists. Once in a […]
Without courage, researchers will never discover the solution to bullying. Published on October 30, 2011 by Izzy Kalman in A Psychological Solution to Bullying Are you a serious researcher on bullying and/or aggression? Are you interested in conducting a study that might uncover the solution to bullying that the schools of the world have been […]
Published on October 13, 2011 by Izzy Kalman in A Psychological Solution to Bullying Honorable Mr. Duncan: Regarding: How to solve the problem of bullying with no extra budget Our country is facing a crisis over the problem of bullying in schools. President Obama labeled it an “epidemic.” The U.S. Department of Education acknowledged the […]
Misunderstood senator bravely combats misguided anti-bullying laws.
Published on March 9, 2011 by Izzy Kalman in A Psychological Solution to Bullying
It is easy to go along with the crowd. But to be one of the only people in the world actively taking a position against history’s most popular crusade–the anti-bully movement–takes unparalleled courage.
Such a person is Senator Oley Larsen, who in the past month has become North Dakota’s most despised individual. What very few people realize, though, is that he is actually their school’s best friend.
We can’t teach bullying is wrong by bullying bullies.
Published on January 27, 2011 by Izzy Kalman in A Psychological Solution to Bullying
This is an installment in a series called “Ten Principles for Moral Discipline”
You have probably heard the expression, Children learn from what we do, not from what we say. If they just did what we said, life would be terrific. We could simply tell them to be nice all the time, and then they will be nice. And we would be rid of bullying both at home and in school. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work this way, as you have certainly learned by now if you are a parent or teacher.
Is Norwegian compassion the secret to Olweus’ positive research results?
Published on August 11, 2011 by Izzy Kalman in A Psychological Solution to Bullying
On Friday, July 22, the most horrific non-wartime shooting spree in history was committed in the peace-loving country of Norway. Following his bombing of a government building in Oslo, killing eight people, Anders Breivik, on a crazed mission to get his homeland to reverse its liberal policy towards Muslim immigration, dressed up as a police officer and shot to death 69 youngsters at a summer camp on the island of Utoya.
It should not surprise us that even in a small country of five million people, once in many years one deranged individual will commit an unexpected act of mass murder.
I recently watched this particularly touching and painful film, and I feel I must recommend it to everyone (not children, though). Turtles Can Fly is a Kurdish film by director/writer Bahman Ghobadi, and is proof that some of the best movies are not made by Hollywood. The modern world is so concerned about the “horrible […]
by Izzy Kalman (August 2004) I believe it is a great tragedy that citizens of democratic countries are not educated about the true brilliance and power of the right to Freedom of Speech. Many people don’t understand why it is best to let people say whatever they want – even if it hurts people feelings […]
- Bias in Bullying Research
- Book Reviews
- Bullying and Rampage Killings
- Bullying and Suicide
- Freedom of Speech
- LBGTQ Issues
- Principals for Moral Discipline
- Problems with Anti-Bullying Laws
- Problems with Anti-Bullying Programs
- Solutions for Bullied Children
- The Golden Rule
- Wisdom Approach to Bullying
- Workplace Bullying
- World Peace