This is a discussion on Hopeless situation within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Ram Rod
I've never liked the work hopeless. I don't think any situation is absolutely hopeless.
As a young kid of ...
November 4th, 2008 04:31 PM
Originally Posted by Ram Rod
As a young kid of 12 years old in 1962, the one thing I learned from sitting in awe while watching Dr. No at the movies is that no matter how fantastically bad a situation, there is always a way out.
007 always found a way, even when there seemed to be no hope.
Sure, fantasy, I know. But as life when on, I found that in almost every situation where I found myself in a dead end of some sort, I kept my cool and actually did finish with a good outcome.
This philosophy has served me well in dire situations in my business as well as my personal life.
Never give up, and always keep your eyes (and most importantly, your mind) open for even the most remote chance of resolving a situation in your own favor.
November 4th, 2008 04:31 PM
November 4th, 2008 06:51 PM
Hopeless, never. Sometimes a sacrifice might have to be made so others can live.
But hopeless - that is the time to get down and dirty, cross eyed, fed up, ain't gonna take it, kick butt and take names later time. Deep primal anger, determination, stubourness, and a committment to overcome might just get you thru. Never give up, there is always hope.
November 5th, 2008 09:47 AM
Better: shoot the BG's, then use your spent shell casings to start plugging holes. Leaves both hands free to shoot.
Originally Posted by Sticks
In a situation like this, i would certainly do something. Anything i can do to put a hitch in their plan may give myself or others a better chance of surviving. BG's best case scenario is for everyone to comply w/ their orders and not cause a problem. 1 wrench thrown in might throw them off enough to lose the upper hand. Flight 93 is a perfect example of this.
November 5th, 2008 05:30 PM
I don't believe there's and such thing as a "hopeless situation". I will continue to do whatever I can till my last breath.
Everyone is going to die one way or another and death itself is nothing to fear.
ALWAYS carry! - NEVER tell!
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November 6th, 2008 03:25 AM
Ah yes, the Kobayashi Maru- the no-win scenario. As I recall from my sci-fi geekdom, there is a very important lesson that comes up there: do whatever it takes to win. In the case of Captain Kirk, he cheated by reprogramming the computer to give himself more time.
Originally Posted by ExactlyMyPoint
When faced with any dire situation, especially the potential no-win scenario, cheating is allowed! At the end of it there will be one standing and one on the ground, and come hell or high water I will be the one left standing- cheating and all...
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