Children Were Asked To Verbally Bully A Plant. Then The Most Astonishing Thing Happened

After Santa Fe high school shooting many sources cite “bullying” as the potential reason behind it, which brought the bitter subject back in the public attention. Coincidentally, just a few weeks ago, IKEA uploaded this experiment to their YouTube channel and the results speak for themselves.

They placed two identical plants in one school in the United Arab Emirates and asked students to record two sets of messages, one affirmative and the other verbally abusive and they played them to the plants. Watch what happened to the plant that got verbally bulled compared to the other one. It’s not an experiment you’ll find in a scientific paper but maybe it’s time we acknowledge that bullying is a huge problem.

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