#39 - Bullying and Billy Hargrove in Stranger Things
Up Top: Ryan challenges Mike with a news story about mystics and psychics. A larger percentage of people are seeking out this kind of "Magick" than are going to therapy or to a psychiatrist. Mike offers that if it finds the person peace or healing, then he has no problem with it, but Ryan argues that some people are being swindled for money and should go the route that has science to back it up. The Show: Bullying: The definition of bullying How to spot a bully How a bully is made How to treat a bully The motives of a bully What bullying does to others emotionally Science finds literal brain changes is bullying victims Synopsis: This week we look at the character Billy Hargrove in Netflix's stranger things. Billy moves to Indiana, and isn't so happy with his new hometown. Through the course of the series we see Billy make fun of, attack, threaten and demean the kids around him. After his body was taken over by the Mind Flayer in season 3, we find out that Billy was abused as a child and is broken. Bullying is often thought of as a normal part of growing up and going to school. Tell that to a victim of bullying. Now, in the age of social media, bullying is the worst it's ever been, with kids unable to escape the threats from their classmates.
Music from https://filmmusic.io "Killers" "Myst on the Moor" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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