Originally Posted by FAX
This, I believe, is the core problem, Mr. InChiefsHell.
It doesn't take much for a person to construct their own reality. I know this because I know people and some of those people live in a reality that isn't anything like the one I know.
For a lot of folks, the interweb thing is their life. It's their primary communication vehicle and one of the few methods they have or use for interacting with others. Combine that with the anonymity provided to low-life scumbags who derive joy from demeaning people and you have all the ingredients for a tragedy.
IMO the parents are to blame way more than anyone else. We have all seen the bullying process but nobody was offing themself. It was real bullying too not words on a friggen computer.