Opinion: Life in Braintree

by Nate Bruce
BHS News

One thing that I dislike about Braintree is how rude and inconsiderate people can be. It seems like everyone always has something negative to say or they just do stuff that doesn’t benefit anyone. Whether it’s making fun of someone or just trying to be funny by being rude it can be expected by a typical Braintree kid. I’ve seen my fair share of bullying or harassment because someone doesn’t like someone or they’re just trying to impress their friends.

I don’t understand why people can’t just keep their mouths shut or think before what they say. I know people would probably think someone with this mindset might be a bit of a coward; however I believe if someone does this to you, you should do it back. Now in school I understand they want it to be free of any violence but the point of high school is to prepare you for the real world and in reality there won’t always be someone there to hold back your “attacker.” There is the saying “it takes a better man to walk away” and I think it should be “it takes a better man not to start something” or “it takes a real man to finish it.” I guess what I’m trying to say is there’s always going to be rude or ignorant people but just try not to be one of them.