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
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
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
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?
Worrying is like a rocking chair – it keeps you busy but you don’t get anywhere. We all worry. We all have pain. Sometimes it’s like an annoying background buzz that won’t leave us alone. Sometimes is an all-consuming writhing on the floor in agony pain. I want to help you “solve” your… Continue reading Do you worry?
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 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
This is how to take control of you own happiness. The principles that you can apply any time, any place. Rules suck. You have to memorise a new rule for every single situation. I’m a big fan of principles. If you understand the principle then you can make it work in your life. Think… Continue reading This is why you’re still unhappy. And how to get happy (+ a free bonus tip on how to actually stick with your diet).
Modern day police look like Stormtroopers – rifles, armour, super-ninja-cool thigh holsters. They look like they just walked off a patrol in Aleppo. There’s this debate between “cops should look like the army” and “cops should look like community service kumbaya singers”. This article explains why police really do need to be a standing army… Continue reading Do police need to be heavily armed? Here’s what nobody else will tell you – the truth you haven’t heard
Here’s a nice (bad?) news story - some teenagers got beat up by a group of people outside a petrol station (gas station). Someone called the cops. Cops arrived. Cops watched. Beating continued. Here’s some video of what happened. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUsAbyN4v-w You are on your own. It’s not something new. It’s always been… Continue reading The police are not there to protect you – don’t go to stupid places …