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When is it okay or socially acceptable to resort to violence?


I'm not advocating violence, but some professions have a level of danger and violence that is inherently attached to it. When you leave the profession it's difficult not to view the world as a dangerous place in which if you don't respond appropriately either verbally, with a threat of violence, or actual violence, you and others may die. Recently I started thinking about what the rest of the population's violence threshold is. Meaning, is there ever an instance or scenario in which you would resort to the threat of or actual violence against someone?

 

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    Maria Antonia 2 years ago

    Craig, do you think that it's possible to abolish unauthorized violence by solving the root cause that lead the individual to commit a violent act rather than just inflicting more violence like punishment?

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    Nadia Ribadu 2 years ago

    I didn't say that violence is "socially acceptable in general." I said I'm opposed to violence in general. Vast difference. How is an intruder "another instance"? A burglar IS an intruder when it relates to private property.


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    Nadia Ribadu 2 years ago

    Thanks, Maria, and glad you broached the topic. It's timely, though it's always been since violence has always been with us.

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