He maintains that the folllowing are labelled as "bullying"
- being called out on your slackness
- being hauled over the coals for your political views
- "being put on the spot".
He considers that calling everything bullying is a result of the "touchiness of our therapeutic-era" and the belief that "people are pathetic bundles of sensitivity".
He concludes that "Bullying is now entirely in the eye of the beholder" and that "The ideas of "workplace bullying" and "university bullying" are common currency today".
- the loss of jobs,
- loss of health,
- loss of future employment,
- loss of family and friends
- loss of self-worth
- ostracism etc.