I have a close friend who is very connected to the paranormal. She claims to have seen many strange things at my house, and I've experienced hallucinations. I don't know if we're both crazy, or my house is legit haunted...
I've always felt watched, to be honest... Who can say?
Being a teenager who has done such a thing, I just want you to know that, in a moment of sheer uncontrollable emotion, we can't really help doing or saying things we don't mean. I try my hardest never to physically harm anyone, and if I do, you wouldn't believe how guilty I feel afterward.
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Is this a science question? If so, I think you're trying to question what kind of behavior this is. It's learned behavior.
As for the name of the theory, I have no clue. Maybe Darwin's Theory? Or was he the guy with the theory of evolution?
...I need to pay more attention in science class XD
I wouldn't recommend it. Not only does it make the child even more upset, but you could seriously hurt them. In my personal opinion, taking a belt to a child is like taking a boot to a kitten.
But, that's just how I feel. As for legality, I would assume yes.