reply to post by airspoon
I agree about what you said as referring to hand to hand combat, or combat with a less experienced person, but my comment was more or less about not
having to do that with the majority of the people. I think that as far as TPTB or SHTF scenario, well, its more mental than physical.
There was a time where we were taught to stand our own, for your beliefs, your security, but now its about working things out, talk not fight. Well,
Im sure that was more or less done on purpose, but IMO I think that fighting will be for the last man/woman standing. I think that everyone else when
in a similar situation, will walk off peacefully, with no fight.
If what the OP said is true, about phobias, and I think it is, then where will the fighting really be, who will stand up? I think it will be the
people that hide, take shelter, have been preparing this whole time, while others had this wait and see attitude. So to tell the majority, they do not
have the skills to fight and call them out on it... well I dont there will be much argument there, we should concentrate on the skills for those that
are better prepared for the long haul.
Its easier for TPTB to ask us to walk with the dreams of being taken care of, then being forced, and have a potential problem on their hands.
BTW, as far as the last woman/man standing, by the time they get around to rounding us up... well I dont think it will be that easy, its harder to
fight those who have been through so much. There will be no one else left, but those with the heart of a warrior, and the mind and clarity of a
[edit on 19-6-2010 by NoRegretsEver]