But isn’t self defense just getting revenge

There’s a fine line between defending yourself and taking revenge. Let’s try find where that line is, and figure out how to not cross it.   The 1st difference Self defense is (among others things), anything you do to improve your safety, and improve your odds of going home safely that night. Most people associate… Continue reading But isn’t self defense just getting revenge

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There is no safety

There is no such thing as safety. It is an illusion. You may be safe at any given time, or you may not. But safety, as a concept, doesn't exist. A video everyone should watch to remind them there's no difference between you and the people who get stabbed in these videos. What actions are… Continue reading There is no safety

This is how you become more safe

The are 2 things everybody wants from the world. Good Guy, Bad Guy, doesn't matter, everybody wants these 2 things:   Low Risk. High Reward.   Is it WORTH it? Criminals. A guy going off to work. A woman looking for a relationship. We all want Low Risk/High Reward from everything we do. * Even if… Continue reading This is how you become more safe

How to end most of the world’s pain?

Could one article fix the world? No, but this one gets close. Johnny Pain has an article every boy should read (and reread every year) from about the time he hits puberty.   If the boys of the world grow up to be the men their fathers weren't, then many of the world's problems would… Continue reading How to end most of the world’s pain?

For child safety TheMamaBearEffect gets 2 thumbs up!

Finally! Someone who teaches how to keep children safe - in a way that will actually help! I'm incredibly happy I found themamabeareffect.org. None of this "Don't talk to stangers" feel-good rubbish that everyone else regurgitates. Themamabeareffect has a no-bullshit-allowed attitude to child safety. If the child safety advice you read is: nice and simple makes… Continue reading For child safety TheMamaBearEffect gets 2 thumbs up!

What to do if you get in over your head – Border Militia and Neighbourhood Watch edition

What do you do if you get in over your head? There are 2 choices. And both of them involve NOT playing their game. Self-selected protectors range from the guy who's just looking after his family, to a group of guys watching over all their families in a neighbourhood watch or a border-patrol militia. All… Continue reading What to do if you get in over your head – Border Militia and Neighbourhood Watch edition