Nigahiga – Unpopular Opinion: Cyber Bullying
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[Ryan Higa (June 6, 1990):] Source: LYBIO.net
Hey guys! So I don’t know if you guys can tell or not, but my voice is going to be a little bit more annoying than usual because I’m sick. In fact, I’ve been sick for a while now… with the Bieber Fever!
Aw, okay, yeah, that illness has been gone for a while now. But, really though, I have been sick for two or three weeks, so I apologize for my voice and also my hair, which I did not cut. I don’t know why I never remember to cut my hair before I vlog. I know so many of you wonderful people love to point out how ugly my hair gets when it’s long, but being the extremely self-confident person that I am, it’s a good thing I don’t care what you guys think about my…about my…(sneezes) Ah, that works. Don’t you love those days when you have magical sneezes?
Anyway, I’m pretty sure you guys know what memes are, and one of my favorite memes is the unpopular opinion meme.
You know, the one where people write their opinion on something that most people don’t agree with? Either that, or they agree with it or they’re too scared to say it out loud. Well, as you guys know, I’m always gonna give you guys my honest opinion, as unpopular as it may be. I mean, it does get me into trouble sometimes, but this isn’t TV! You can’t tell me what to say! You can’t tell me what to think! This is YouTube. I can say whatever I want! This is the land of the free and the home of the…bees? What?
Yeah, definitely off the pill today.Anyway, today’s topic can be another touchy one: Cyber bullying. If you watched my Draw My Life video, you know that I was bullied a lot when I was younger, so, of course, I think bullying is a problem. But recently it seems like cyber bullying is the main topic that people report on these days. You know, from articles, to news stations, to groups being started on Facebook just to target cyber bullying… Well, I’m just gonna come out and say it: This is my unpopular opinion for the day.
Cyber bullying…is a first world problem.
There, I said it. Now bring on the hate comments!
[Nigahiga:] Source: LYBIO.net
Nah, just kidding. Don’t. ‘Cause that would be cyber bullying! Look, don’t get me wrong, I do believe that cyber bullying is a problem, but don’t you think we should be more focused on regular bullying that’s done in person? Coming from somebody that was bullied in real life, I don’t think it’s really bullying if you can escape it. When I was being bullied in school, there was no escape. I felt like I was being backed into a corner to the point where I wanted to kill myself because I thought I had no other options. I was forced to be there with them. I was forced to go to school, I was forced to go to classes with them. If I had the choice, I would have avoided them at all costs. If you’re being cyber bullied, whether it’s on Facebook, or Twitter, or whatever social media, you are not being backed into a corner. You have so many options! You have the option to unfriend your bullies. You have the option to block your bullies. You have the option to escape your bullies by deleting your entire account. You are not being forced to be there. Having social media is not something you need to live. And there’s no law saying you have to be on it. Unlike school. That’s your own choice.
I believe that if you’re going to choose to be on a social media, you’re going to have to learn how to deal with it. If you can’t handle it then just don’t be on it, there is no shame in that. Because no matter how much people are trying to stop bullying through empathetic new stories or campaigns, I honestly believe that bullying, especially cyber bullying is never going to stop that’s just how some people are. And also on a side note. All those stop bullying campaigns where all people do is hash tag stop bullying. It does almost nothing in my opinion. Source: LYBIO.net I’m pretty sure there aren’t any bullies that looks at a Tweet with hash tag stop bullying and thinks, oh, okay, yeah, I’ll stop and for all the kids that are being bullied that do see that hash tag, I’m pretty sure they’re not going to be thinking ahhh….that will stop them.
Instead of campaigning to try and to stop bullying, I think there should be more campaigns, trying to teach kids how to deal with bullying. I’m sure at the time, I would appreciated it that a lot more.
Hash tag bullying isn’t going away. So let’s teach the kids how to deal with bullying and other stuff. Yeah, that’s pretty catchy that will catch on.
I can honestly say to all you kids out there that are being bullied right now, if you can survive being bullied, its going to make you a stronger person when you get older, not odor, older, well I guess odor too.
[Nigahiga:] Source: LYBIO.net
I think the real way people are [not a grow/going to grow] is either inspiration or desperation. And if you’re being bullied to the point of desperation or you feel like you have no options, you’re going to figure out something. A little off topic, but other than mentioning it in my Draw My Life video, I never really told my story in detail publicly before, being bullied is not something you’re typically proud of, kind of want to just erase those years. I don’t know the next time I’m going to be talking about bullying, so here is my story, cue emotional music.
When I was little boy, I never thought I make it out. Okay, that’s a little too dramatic [lets tone it down]. So when I was going to sixth grade, I’m moved to a Charter School where I basically didn’t know anyone and I already stood out because I was really, really short and skinny at the time and there was also not many Asians there. And plus because it was a Charter School. We all took a placement test to see which group we would be in, until this day, I still don’t know how but I scored really well on that test and they put me with the older kids, who I was even smaller in comparison too.
And from there, it was pretty much like I was in a movie, in terms of getting bullied. Things that I saw in movies that I thought never happened in real life, happened to me. I mean it wasn’t anything crazy, but I would get shoved, push to the ground, pranked, being made fun of for being small and Asian. And this went on pretty much every single day. I used to make all these random excuses to mom, why I couldn’t go to school until I finally told her why. And I remember she called the principal one night and the next day we’re at this big assembly to talk about how we shouldn’t be bullying each other and that pretty much did nothing and at the time I just hated life.
I used to stay up every single night feeling angry and sorry for myself, sometimes I would be so frustrated that I have thoughts of just bringing my metal bat to school and just start swinging away at these bullies, but then I come to my senses and realized that I don’t want to go to jail, I’d rather be dead than go to jail, which actually led to even darker thoughts. But luckily I’d fall asleep and in the morning be somewhat grateful that I didn’t do it.
But then I remember one specific night I was just sick of feeling angry and sorry for myself, and I started to think in a different way. I’m sorry I chose to think in a different way. I remember thinking to myself that everything happens for a reason, I’m being bullied for a reason, my bullies are bullying me for a reason and I just ask myself why and I came to realize it everything they did was just to make each other laugh and I was just the easiest target.
So then I thought, how can I take that away from them and once I started thinking like that I change my entire outlook on the situation. I made everything a challenge. No matter how much someone who is going to prank me or do stuff to me to make each other laugh, I was going to make them laugh. If one of the bullies made fun of me, I would go with it and make their joke, my joke. Well, if one of them said, why don’t you open eyes you little chink? I would say, what you mean chink? I don’t understand and then everyone laugh because they don’t expecting me to say anything, and just like that it was my joke.
And then if I got tripped or shoved to the ground, I’d make a joke out of it. I remember this, one time, one of the guys were behind me and they did that thing where you take a step and they kick your back leg, you trip and fall down and I did. And basically, he said, move it Jap, and I would just be like great Richard that was a good one, you’re so strong. Shut up [beep], okay. And I know I didn’t seem like I won that time, but then I just kept doing it over and over and eventually it stopped, I took the fun out of it. I didn’t get mad, I didn’t retaliate, but I just made it a joke like I wanted to fall down and instead of being known as the smaller Asian kid, I was known as the smaller Asian kid that was sometimes funny and nobody wants to bully the smaller Asian kid that’s sometimes funny because that’s just mean, but that’s basically my story. Cool story bro. Oh, thank you, that’s what it would sound like if you are here. I started using comedy as a defense and then I just fell in love with making people laugh, which led to me making videos and now I’m here talking to you guys.
And for all of you out there that are going for the same thing, it doesn’t mean that if you do what I did, it’s going to work for you. You have to figure out your own situation. The point is for all of you out there, who feel like you’re being back into a corner and you have no other options, just remember and know that you’re not going to be there forever and if you manage to survive it, it’s going to make you a stronger and smarter person when you get older. And I know it may sound a little messed up and another unpopular opinion, but being bullied is kind of a blessing and a really, really good disguise. Because if you get to that point of desperation where you’re backed into a corner and you feel like you have no options and you still survive it, at least for me, you live with this thought that there is nothing that you can’t do, because you’ve been in a situation with no options and you still made it. I can honestly say that looking back I’m almost thankful to my bullies because without them I probably wouldn’t be talking to you guys right now. In fact, if you happen to be watching this video for some reason, you know exactly what you are. I forgive you for everything. I wouldn’t be who I am or where I am today without you. So in a way, thank you.
[Nigahiga:] Source: L Y B I O . N E T
Wow and super off topic on this one, sorry I get really passionate when I talk about bullying, but anyway thank you guys so much for watching. I know this wasn’t the funniest video, but it’s something I’ve always wanted to talk about. Remember to post the hash tag, bullying isn’t going away, so let’s teach kids how to deal with them and stuff I don’t think that was it and also remember if you’re being bullied – if you’re… [achoo]
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