reply to post by DerepentLEstranger
That's not unlike walking into a bad bar in a bad neighborhood, before you start drinking, pick out the biggest guy there, then stomp him with a tire
iron like a cockroach. Do it for no other reason than you want to establish the reputation of being insane as John Wesley Hardin or Billy the Kid.
That way you can drink in relative confidence that no one will want to pick a fight with you. You have proven yourself to be crazy. And nobody wants
to fight a crazy man.
Yes, simple lessons in the power of persuasion go a long, long way in influencing group behavior.
Now, for no particular reason other than I want to show another example of chemical agents used as non-lethal weapons.
What about vinegar as a non-lethal, chemical agent weapon.
Or, what about vinegar for starting an earthquake?
We're accustomed to talking about HAARP creating earthquakes.
Hannibal used vinegar to break up rocks when crossing the Alps into Italy, in his plan to sack Rome.
Heating and quenching the rock would cause it to become brittle , like accelerating the Freeze Thaw process, making them easier to break. For this any
Liquid would have done, but Wine goes to Vinegar easily when it travels, ancient Armies often carried alot of it so you may as well use the Waste.
Hannibal's engineers used this wine turned to vinegar to help widen existing Fissures in the rocks, caused By jointing and Weathering.
With enough vinegar, you can create an earthquake.
Cleopatra demonstrated its solvent property by dissolving precious pearls in it to win a wager that she could consume a fortune in a single meal.
Ostensibly, vinegar can be used to blunt at least one of the five senses. A non-lethal vinegar bullet to the face could do the trick of blinding an