Great life story post Ben! There isn't a thumbs-up smiley that I can find ...
You see this bit ;
...I didn't have much trouble with people for a fair number of years after that. There were a couple of fist fights but nothing of any interest. .
There really is no understanding coming from Alic on something as simple and irrelevant as a bit of fisticuffs in our schooldays, his brain is wired so utterly differently. That makes this whole 'danger' thread a bit like the whole 'Aikido' world : people doing completely dissimilar things while dressing the same and thinking that what they do is the real ... stuff.