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    Quote Originally Posted by Beat View Post
    If it's not right to smack the shit out of someone that's inappropriately touched/handled your gf/wife, then I don't wanna be right.
    Oooh, interesting... tribal protocols. I hadn't thought of that.

    EDIT: If the person isn't actually in the process of touching your gf/wife when you smack the shit out of him, I'm afraid the law (in all the jurisdictions of which I'm aware) is on the side of the perv.

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    I don't think anyone deserves to be hit.

    A greater person would walk away before resorting to violence but from own personal experience, even though i felt like shit afterwards, i did get a great sense of satisfaction swinging for someone who showed absolutely no empathy, sympathy or compassion and was able to bullshit a situation to make himself and his needs better.
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    What kind of monsters want to hit people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Victor View Post
    What kind of monsters want to hit people.
    Humans. Resisting the urge to club someone with a deer antler is the influence of 10,000 years of society, but there's the influence of a few million years of early hominid ancestry underneath that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivy View Post
    Humans. Resisting the urge to club someone with a deer antler is the influence of 10,000 years of society, but there's the influence of a few million years of early hominid ancestry underneath that.
    Please! It is the criminal law and the fear of being caught that restrains the brutes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Victor View Post
    Please! It is the criminal law and the fear of being caught that restrains the brutes.
    Criminal law is a product of society, is it not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivy View Post
    Criminal law is a product of society, is it not?
    The brutes won't restrain themselves from brutalising others, so the criminal law provides an external restraint.

    And of course restraint is the hallmark of emotional intelligence.

    So no one expects brutes to be restrained, so we must do it for them.

    Brutes are children in an adult body, and the criminal law is their parent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Victor View Post
    Brutes are children in an adult body, and the criminal law is their parent.
    If so then its an abusive parent that puts there children in institutions that encourage violence/gangs, drug abuse and other forms of crime.
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    Of course there are situations in which people deserve to be smacked.

    I am not saying to beat them until they bleed (unless they are attacking/raping you, case in which I would completely agree with kicking their ass) or something like this. But sometimes a little smack is good.

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    Anyone who initiates force or violence deserves to experience retaliation.

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