First off, it's not about making the perpetrators any less guilty. Those who did it are animals and should be punished accordingly.Originally Posted by JasonMcelroy
But, at the same time, common sense dictates that you should, within reason, be aware of your surroundings and do what you can to mitigate risk. It's not blaming the victim, it's encouraging self preservation.
I'd appreciate it if in the future you didn't put words in my mouth that insinuated that I thought rape victims brought it on themselves, because not only is it completely offensive, it is NOT what is being said here (not to mention a straw man argument of the highest order).
1) not be asian
2) not be a business owner
Which would be their better option?
This thread is dumb as all hell.
Thanks a lot for the info posted.
Twas really very interesting to read this discussion!
Hope to find some more interesting stuff within.
and Obama hates when people arm themselves for protection.
I do know this. . .
. . . when people post pictures of guns on the internet accompanied by threats and tough slogans, I KNOW I'd better watch my ass and shape up.
There's a world of hurt coming to us to don't recognize such forceful messages.
p.s. - on the other hand, almost everyone I know who is truly prepared to handle situations of all stripe never talk about it or make threats, internet or otherwise. I think it's one of those psychology things I read about
Gah, that faux-tough guy routine annoys me. It's kind of like having a big d!ck. If you strut around advertising that fact, odds are it isn't true.
Last edited by Outlaw Star; 08-30-2012 at 03:47 PM.
lol! See if I won't pump a cap in you azz!