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Old 10-29-2012, 01:32 AM   #21
Lyle Laizure
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Re: 83 year old aikido black belt repels home invader.

Janet Rosen wrote: View Post
I always assume that anybody forcibly entering my home intends me harm. How can I prudently assume otherwise?
Being a pacifist a la Ghandi has to do with political strategy and tactics, not with allowing an intruder to run about your home willy nilly and hope he doesn't hurt or kill you.
A pacifist by no means am I. If someone forcibly enters my home, especially knowing I am there, I too would believe they intended to do me harm. I also have no desire to engage the individual if it isn't necessary.

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