223544 Bullies, 3733 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 51 to 60 of 83
Page 6 of 9 FirstFirst ... 23456 789 LastLast
Sponsored Links Spacer Image
  1. PointyShinyBurn is offline
    PointyShinyBurn's Avatar

    Gnarly King of Half-Guard

    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    London, UK
    Posts
    4,220

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 6:44am

    Join us... or die
     Style: BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by WhiteShark View Post
    Oh I wish. The vast majority of liberals are sheep. Sheep want to be protected.
    Don't you? Or should citizen militias replace the army and police?

    Why is violence privileged above other callings in this metaphor? Are those who don't wish to perform their own road maintenance 'sheep' as well?
  2. battlefields is online now
    battlefields's Avatar

    Moderator

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Australia, Land of Oz
    Posts
    5,222

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 6:57am

    forum leader
     Style: BJJ/ MMA/ MT

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Because the metaphor deals only with violence, not amenity maintenance.
  3. PointyShinyBurn is offline
    PointyShinyBurn's Avatar

    Gnarly King of Half-Guard

    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    London, UK
    Posts
    4,220

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 7:10am

    Join us... or die
     Style: BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by battlefields View Post
    Because the metaphor deals only with violence, not amenity maintenance.
    Any human living in a modern society delegates an enormous number of totally necessary functions to other people. You're more likely to save lives by knowing CPR and driving carefully than via elite ninja skills unless you're an actual LEO. Both are much easier to learn than competent fighting as well.

    Personally I've always enjoyed a scrap and am happier now that I've realised this doesn't necessarily correspond to anti-social and evil. But that doesn't mean I have to mythologise it into a higher calling.
  4. gregaquaman is online now
    gregaquaman's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Arlie Beach
    Posts
    2,488

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 7:21am


     Style: mma /boxing/muai thai

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I do know people who have lived perfectly happy and productive lives having never gotten into a fight.

    No. Really it happens.

    I have also known a lot of hard men from both sides of the law and most of them really don't make out to well. At least not any better than the sheep so really what difference does it make.

    Actually lets put it this way if the sheep dog/wolf thing is so damn sucessfull. Omega must be milionare right?
  5. battlefields is online now
    battlefields's Avatar

    Moderator

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Australia, Land of Oz
    Posts
    5,222

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 7:30am

    forum leader
     Style: BJJ/ MMA/ MT

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Who is mythologizing it into some higher calling? It is an observation.
  6. WhiteShark is offline
    WhiteShark's Avatar

    1% Shark is better than you.

    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Atlanta GA
    Posts
    9,179

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 9:06am

    supporting memberforum leaderstaff
     Style: BJJ/Shidokan

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by gregaquaman View Post
    I do know people who have lived perfectly happy and productive lives having never gotten into a fight.

    No. Really it happens.

    I have also known a lot of hard men from both sides of the law and most of them really don't make out to well. At least not any better than the sheep so really what difference does it make.

    Actually lets put it this way if the sheep dog/wolf thing is so damn sucessfull. Omega must be milionare right?
    BAhhhh BAAAAAAA

    No one said it was financially lucrative. In fact Rhadi even mentions that "extremists" die young. So if your goal is a long stable life you aren't a sheepdog or a wolf.
  7. gregaquaman is online now
    gregaquaman's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Arlie Beach
    Posts
    2,488

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 9:23am


     Style: mma /boxing/muai thai

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by WhiteShark View Post
    BAhhhh BAAAAAAA

    No one said it was financially lucrative. In fact Rhadi even mentions that "extremists" die young. So if your goal is a long stable life you aren't a sheepdog or a wolf.
    Ok. So you dont get rich, you dont live long and you dont have stability but being a sheep is still the bad option right?
    Edit.
    BAAAAAAAA-d option.
    (had to do it)
  8. WhiteShark is offline
    WhiteShark's Avatar

    1% Shark is better than you.

    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Atlanta GA
    Posts
    9,179

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 9:25am

    supporting memberforum leaderstaff
     Style: BJJ/Shidokan

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    If you think it's an OPTION you are a sheep. Also, you probably didn't watch the videos if you think it is an option. That was the point.
  9. gregaquaman is online now
    gregaquaman's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Arlie Beach
    Posts
    2,488

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 9:55am


     Style: mma /boxing/muai thai

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by WhiteShark View Post
    If you think it's an OPTION you are a sheep. Also, you probably didn't watch the videos if you think it is an option. That was the point.
    Thats strange I thought that the whole point of the vid was that it was a choice. You can choose to play the contact sports or you can do ice skating and so on.
    In fact if there was no choice between our animal definitions then he wouldn't have to worry about the pussification thing. It would have no effect.
  10. WhiteShark is offline
    WhiteShark's Avatar

    1% Shark is better than you.

    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Atlanta GA
    Posts
    9,179

    Posted On:
    10/27/2010 10:23am

    supporting memberforum leaderstaff
     Style: BJJ/Shidokan

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    The choice and the pussification is the way you live and the fact that outside forces try to change the way the NFL (his example) plays. I think his point is that the guys that are already doing it are out there and thinking that way isn't a choice for them living that way is a choice.

    Clarification:
    There is a difference between the way you live and the way you think. The pussification angle is the sheep trying to force the wolves and sheepdogs to act like sheep. You can't make them think like sheep but you can try to constrain the environment until they are forced to look like sheep.

    The extreme result of which is the "You can't handle the truth!" speech from A Few Good Men. Jack Nicholson is one very frustrated sheepdog who is tired of playing by sheep rules.
    Last edited by WhiteShark; 10/27/2010 10:41am at .
Page 6 of 9 FirstFirst ... 23456 789 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.