[lit-ideas] Re: Hitting first

  • From: Omar Kusturica <omarkusto@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2006 02:48:57 -0700 (PDT)

--- Eric Yost <eyost1132@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > This is a totally bizarre notion, I realize, but
> is there any possibility that altercations might be
> addressed by dialogue before physical aggression
> became necessary, as a last resort?

*The notion of Socratic dialogue seems a bit out of
place here. It's sometimes possible to avoid a fight
by sort of holding it back a little, but not if the
other side is really determined to have one. By
hesitating you also stand the risk of being hit first
- a mistake which I have often committed.


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