This happened some time ago... but I still think is worth telling.Saturday 8:04 some years agoI was going to attend to class, a guy I will call Mr random asked me for the hour, so I pulled up the…Continue
"Alpha and beta ARE CHOICES! We can change if we desire. Betas tend to be the victims, alphas deal with there problems head on. Betas don't change often because it is
2. May cause pain or the contemplation causes fear or a perceived…"
"Sounds like a bunch of betamale mangina "Mens' rights movement" types trying to philosophize an end-run around their inability to compete or perform. The kind of gutless wonders' who wax poetic about how it's a…"
"I seldom carry cash and my wallet is a piece of crap lately. The most valuable thing would be my stamped card at the sandwich shop I frequent, working toward my next free sammich.
I would have let him have it and gotten the hell out of there. I have…"
"Uh...I think we have different definitions of mugged. Mugged usually means having someone force you to give up your wallet, such as threatening you with a weapon, striking you etc.
Or maybe you meant "mugged," as you…"
"Most of the guys that I knew who mugged a lot of people did it regularly enough to be very good at it. They cracked skulls like chefs crack eggs. They knew how to take people out quick and violently. Pick your fights with care."
"I'm not sure the silence meant nobody cared. I wouldn't know what to say after hearing someone I knew was robbed! (In casual conversation, I'd express sympathy and ask details. But this was in class.)"
"Mr. Random would never had seen my phone or wallet. But if we fastforward to the wallet bit. I'd just give it to him. Maybe your story sounds heroic to others but I just think its stupid. What if he had a knife or friends? Is your life worth…"
"Sounds more akin to a purse snatching than a mugging. "mugging" implies you either took an ass whippin' or came very near it. This poof just snatched your wallet out of your hands and tried to run for it.
Aint everyone cut…"
"Some time before that my brother got voilently robbed and so my mother. So i said to myself "When it happens to me, I'll fight back"
In other occasions I've played the game "I'm not worth your time" by showing them…"
I've been working in a department store (Belk) inside of a mall for almost three years now. I've never had any security problems and I've always felt safe up until last Friday. I departed from school around 2:20 and I arrived at work at 2:40pm for my 3 o'clock shift. Belk employees have to park on the third floor of the parking deck which I've been doing. On this particular day, the deck was a bit fuller than usual due to the Easter weekend so I parked in the very back of the deck against the…See More
"I can't remember if I have mentioned this before, but there is a book that lays the groundwork for such a question and it was by an author called Barry Fells. He posited that there were many groups here in what we call the United States…"
"There has been no era that the following era did not think was oppressive. 100 years from now, they'll think we are all backwards asshats, too. How exactly, is hard to discern. But asshats in their eyes, we will be.
I was having a conversation with a woman today and I made a positive comparison to the style and composition of women in the Antebellum South. An African-American lady overheard me speaking and became extremely angry that I made a positive reference to a time when her ancestors were enslaved. I asked her if she thought the bubonic plague was the only thing going on before the European Renaissance, then I asked her if taxes would be the only reason an American would have stayed loyal to Britain…See More
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