Actually, I have asked him that question. I know what his answer is, but I'll let the big guy answer for himself. :king:
^Betty said:Actually, I have asked him that question. I know what his answer is, but I'll let the big guy answer for himself. :king:
Good way to put it Spiffy - good post too.a true desire to protect the sanctity of life from those who do not respect it.
You're making a common mistake, bud. You're confusing, "Would I have the stones to kill someone that was attacking my wife?" with "Would killing someone who is attacking my wife be my first response?"I don't know if I have 'it.' And if I do, do I have the 'marbles' to live with that decision.
And that's exactly the crux of this arguement at the bottom line.been in scraps knows pretty well what they are capable of
There's a hero and a coward lurking in each of us. The only question is who is going to be in control when the fecal matter impacts the impellers. One of the things that ran through my head while viewing the scene in "Saving Private Ryan" where the one private stands frozen to the wall while the battle rages around him and a life and death struggle takes place a few feet away was, "I just KNOW everyone is going to rage against this guy without realizing that it could happen to any one of them, too."I've done some things in my life that could be easily be classified as self-sacrifice.
I've also done a few things of 'the yellow stripe' variety.