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The other day I saw Jurassic Park in which a wilder beast (amid shrieks of agony) is lowered into the raptor pit.

Bullies salivate at the thought of abusing their peers. Turn the page…

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You can kill a person only once, but when you humiliate him, you kill him many times over. The Talmud.

The phrase “there is strength in numbers” takes a menacing turn when discussing workplace mobbing. In their book “Mobbing: Emotional Abuse in the American Workplace” Davenport, Schwartz and Elliott (1999) discuss the massive psychic toll that “gang bullying” takes on victims. Mobbing is particularly destructive when the perpetrators rank higher, and when they can remain anonymous. Turn the page…

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