Uploaded on Jul 25, 2011
In which Hank rants about being taunted while riding his bike (which is, btw, very unsettling) and then talks a bit about bullying and he he dealt with it (he didn't) and how you should deal with it (survive.)
The thing about bullies is that they are weak people. The bike taunting story is true, but it's also a metaphor. Bullies bully because they are weak, not because they people they're bullying are weak. Their weakness makes them so frightened that they have to find some way to feel stronger.
And, of course, the person getting bullied also feels tremendously weak and inferior, but it's important to realize that bullying does not come from a place of strength, it comes from weakness and fear. The more they bully, the weaker they become.
This is why I am unsurprised to discover that many of my physically weakest friends are in fact the most brave.
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