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Response to MoclipsHumptulips (Reply #63)

Sat Mar 23, 2013, 09:36 AM

112. So rape prevention is blaming the victim?

 

That's total and complete bullshit!

Im going to tell you right now...if I ever have a daughter, I will make sure she learns self-defense and learn rape prevention. And yes, I will teach her how to use a gun. I will educate her about the type of people she hangs out with. I will tell her to not leave her drink unattended or walk down a poorly lit street. etc, etc, etc...

Why? Because we live in a fucked up world. Should women have to learn such things or take such precautions? No. Absolutely not. But we don't live in a perfect crime-free utopia. We never will. And I'm not going to pretend that we do. There will always be a criminal out there. That's not going to change no matter what. No civilization in our history has ever stopped crime.

I should also be able to go to bed without locking my front door. I should be able to drive my car without having to make sure the door is locked. I should be able to go down a dark alley without having to look over my shoulder. I should be able to go through an airport without being molested by TSA. Why can't I do these things? Because I recognize there are many people in this world that would not hesitate to break into my house, carjack me, mug me in the alley, or hijack my plane and crash it into a building.

We live in a very sick world. That's just reality. It is what it is. All you can do is take precautions and prepare yourself for dangerous situations, and always be aware of our surroundings. That's just common sense!

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