?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

A thought

I've been doing martial arts so long I forget that other folks don't have an outlet for their aggression and frustration like I do.

I'm not saying I'm more patient than others, but I seem to be able to keep thinking longer before fight or flight kicks in.

This past weekend I was confronted with a violent situation and that longer fuse prevented violence entirely which was doubly fortunate because the situation was far from what it seemed.

Comments

brontosproximo
Jul. 22nd, 2010 05:50 pm (UTC)
You can take the man out of the bible belt, but you can't belt the devil out of the man?
robinchristine
Jul. 22nd, 2010 05:58 pm (UTC)
Exactly. LOL

The guy doing the beating had been raised by his mentally ill mother, who told him when he heard voices it was demons trying to corrupt him.

Combine that with the other client who on any given day wanted to be refered to as "Stalin", "Mussolini", "Hitler"...

On the day he got beat up he was "Satan". And walking around saying "Everyone's dead!" Not good for him.

Profile

New
brontosproximo
brontosproximo

Latest Month

May 2016
S M T W T F S
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Lilia Ahner