Phillip G
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A person in need, and did nothing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clint Feb 23, 2013. 29 Replies

Have any of you men ever seen a person in distress, or in a situation that you could have stepped in to assist, and did nothing? For example, the other day I was driving my fire truck and was going…Continue

Have a great job but unhappy.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mudinyeri Jan 13, 2012. 18 Replies

Many people would call me crazy, ungrateful, or stupid for this but sometime I feel dissatisfied in my field of work. My question, have any of you men ever had a great job and felt this way? How did…Continue

Problem with co-worker and what to do

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Feb 11, 2011. 4 Replies

Ok, Im going to try to keep this brief and to the point without writing an essay. I need some manly wisdom for this situation.My situation, I work with a guy that just plain makes my blood boil and…Continue

How do most of you do it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Weidman Oct 1, 2010. 39 Replies

Im a young man with a solid career and make ok money. Im not rich by any means but Id like to think I am financially smart(sometimes). I have a wife and a great dane, no kids. I dont live above my…Continue

 

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Clint replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"I was kicking myself last week. I sat in a waiting room at JiffyLube with this random lady. The TV was on, and there was some trashy new reporting show on. I just looked at my phone and minded my own business. Later I realized, the manly thing…"
Feb 23, 2013
D.J. replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"What man in that situation wouldn't say that? That one made me chuckle."
Feb 22, 2013
Carl Monster replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"I remember years ago, in the college town we lived in, there were several resident bums. One was especially natty and wise looking, tall, with a big beard he was always stroking, wearing some ratty but tweedy professorial looking coat. We called him…"
Feb 22, 2013
D.J. replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"Shane, I'm being completely serious here- your life is a lot more interesting than mine. Seems like you always have some story to tell."
Feb 22, 2013
Phillip G replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"About a month ago at same intersection an elderly man in a wheel chair was crossing. A car slowed down to let him cross while the person behind him passed on the right, struck the dude, and killed him. That was the thought I had after the fact.…"
Feb 22, 2013
Wanderer Vairable replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"There was a man being picked on by a homeless man because of his religious views, they got in a fight. The man was sent to the hospital, while the other was laying there with a broken arm, yelling for help. Yet, i did nothing, just sat there and…"
Feb 22, 2013
Paul_of_TX replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"They probably would have not done anything or taken a lot longer to take action. Just saying "someone call 911 doesn't get anything done." You are supposed to do as you did and assign that task to a particular person or else everyone…"
Feb 22, 2013
Rebekah replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"And now I'm an actual Torts (personal injury) attorney, and I spend huge chunks of time considering what could have prevented accidents. Just seeing over and over again, "Yeah, I thought it might be dangerous, but I didn't know whom…"
Feb 22, 2013
Rebekah replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"On my first day of Torts class, during my first week of law school, the fire alarm went off. Of course we all waited for the prof to direct us to exit the building - same as that bus boy. We talked to the prof months later about the incident, when…"
Feb 22, 2013
Will replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"Sometimes I see someone "in need" who doesn't want or need help.  Sounds like this wasn't the case here, if his life was actually in danger. And sometimes I'm at the other end.  I was waiting for the school bus w…"
Feb 22, 2013
Rebekah replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"You're the expert, but I've heard that emergency vehicles need to use discretion in using their lights and sirens. After all, people pull over for lights (usually) and sirens (certainly). Sometimes they get startled and do so unsafely, and…"
Feb 22, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"You've got me beat.  Takes me more than two just to get the damn spare off the bottom of my truck. JB"
Feb 22, 2013
Sam I. replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"  Yeah, you're right there. Mom had already stormed off out the sliding doors, the kid waiting a few seconds, before making the grab and then reluctantly following. Pursuing them into the parking lot seemed like forcing…"
Feb 22, 2013
Sam I. replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"  I don't think you ought to beat yourself up over it.  The old guy is probably happy to be up and about at all, we've got an old man who comes into our place of business every day, walking around town just for fun. He moves at…"
Feb 22, 2013
Rob replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"That's a "Kitty Genovese" scenario. Kitty Genovese was a young woman who was stabbed to death in Queens, New York, with quite a few witnesses around to the attack. It was late, but a crowded street. The start of the attack was…"
Feb 22, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Phillip G's discussion A person in need, and did nothing
"I'm with Shane ... I'd have changed the nerds' tire if they weren't with their girls, not the other way around.  The girls being there means the they need to do it themselves.  Probably better off…"
Feb 22, 2013

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At 6:00pm on September 11, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there Phillip. Welcome to AoM! Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you with us.
 
 
 

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