Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Recently belittling comments have become the norm as politicians trade insults on social media or on air. Why do people insult others and how can people best deal with insults? Do your research and find out. When you are ready, write an essay where you discuss both the reasons and the solutions.
Familiarize yourself with the issues:
·         How To Respond To Insults - Q&A Episode #1
Reading material to make notes on:
·         The psychology of insults http://theconversation.com/the-psychology-of-insults-71738
·         Why insults and why they shouldn’t http://ideas.time.com/2013/03/08/why-insults-hurt-and-why-they-shouldnt/
Videos to take notes from:
·         How to deal with people that insult you who can't get away from; like family members! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhNv0Z8JXhQ
·         How to get over someone insulting/humiliating you and move on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqWmKJIc37g
·         How to handle someone who insults you but disguises it as a joke https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zStPQF2lW7Y

·         How to respond to someone who is insulting you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABzAaDsFIvU

     Refer to my second blog, The Essay Archive, for sample essays: https://theessayarchive.blogspot.com.tr/  

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