Originally posted by gentledissident
Originally posted by onequestion
This country has turned into a bunch of sissies.
Originally posted by immortalreiku
anti violence parents that have been brainwashed by society to be pussies
I see people as becoming more violent and less thoughtful. That seems to be the current trend in "brainwashing". Kids and companies are encouraging
kids to be irresponsible.
I happen to be large, muscular, and intelligent. I don't throw my weight around. I'm smart enough to defuse a situation. I'm smart enough to teach
my daughter to be peaceful. I'm smart enough to teach my daughter Aikido.
edit on 20-6-2012 by gentledissident because: (no reason
Very smart of you. There are some people, though few they are, who don't understand anything but force and violence and with whom you cannot reason.
They insult, threaten, intimidate, and resort to violence for no other reason than they enjoy doing so. They see something they want, they take it.
No asking. No buying. Just taking. If you resist there will be some degree of violence. If not at that moment, then later when they feel more
You're lucky if you've never met one. Your daughter too. Aikido has its limits.
No doubt these types behave in that manner as a result of deep psychological wounds or because they see themselves as "assertive" and "alpha"
types. So what. Doesn't mean you need to let them walk over you.
Corporal punishment has a limited place and can be very effective when used appropriately, harmlessly, and promptly. Study operant conditioning. The
bully who who was finally pounched in the face by his victim is a prime example. One event and he was operantly conditioned not to bully that kid