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  • @intensely_human
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    10 months ago

    How did you survive it? In my case two other strangers were there to pull him away. Otherwise I would have been dead or a vegetable. All I could think in that moment while he kicked my head repeatedly was that I was gonna end up in the brain trauma ward I had worked in. I’d seen those guys recovering and it was horrible.

    Did your attacker just rough you up a little then stop? Did someone else save you?

    • @SCB@lemmy.world
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      110 months ago

      Depends on which fight you’re talking about. All of the above for me, including people pulling someone off. I’ve also been the guy pulled off a downed person.

      Most people won’t be trying to kill you. Anger vents quickly

      • @intensely_human
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        010 months ago

        So if you have been in a situation where a stranger jumped you, and you would have died if not for the chance intervention of some strangers, how in the world are you okay with just letting that happen next time it happens? What if next time there’s no one to save you? Your plan is to just let your life end there?

        • @SCB@lemmy.world
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          210 months ago

          I do not believe it is likely enough to happen that I feel the need to defend myself with a weapon at all times.

          My life isn’t ruled by fear. This is my original point here.