If all of this is how you truly feel, I feel sorry for you. It appears as though the basics of teaching adults and how they learn is unknown to you. I'm a certified teacher and have taught children and adults. This is a good resource adult learners Archives - eLearning Industry
More importantly, if what you described is the attitude you have when you've taught/precepted new nurses, with the voracity you painted for us, you aren't bullying, you are hazing.
"The pledges rushed our Fraternity/Sorority. They know we have a "pledge period."'
Every Nurse/Brother/Sister who "ate them up and spit out their bones"/hazed their student nurses/preceptee/pledges, truly believe that if they don't whip them into shape to look more like the them, that when they graduate, the chapter will fail and all of their hard work will be all for not.
This is the saddest article I've read on AN and it deeply disturbed me. I am heartened to see that they vast majority of responders do not agree with you. There is still hope.