Can you handle the truth?

Oh my, I can’t believe I’d forgotten about this little gem! I have yet to come across anything so jam-packed with rock-solid advice, tips you just don’t find very often and all-round important shit that everybody needs to read. “Lies Read More …

The best article on avoiding rape?

If you are female, then you need to read Marc MacYoung’s article on Rape Avoidance. This is not a complete how-to guide, but it is the single best article in existence when it comes to avoiding rape.

How to get out a violent anti-Trump protest alive

Protests. Riots. Marches. Demonstrations. Strikes. Whether it’s sensationalism mainstream media, confirmation bias, or Google’s admitted echo chamber search results, they seem to be getting more common.

Pay attention all the time is bullshit – how to relax and still be safe

Once you’ve been in the “gun community” for a little while you’ll hear somebody tell you that you have to be in “condition yellow” all the time. Well, I think that’s bullshit. You do not have to pay attention all Read More …

This is how crime actually happens…

Here’s the thing – Shit doesn’t come out of nowhere. Someone has to eat food, digest it, and crap out what the body doesn’t want. There’s a process, and shit is the end result of that long process. In a Read More …

“Pay attention to your surroundings” is bullshit

So just above this is a picture of your surroundings (let’s pretend you’re standing here). I want you to pay attention to this picture (your “surroundings”). Ok, now that you’ve done that are you any more enlightened as to who Read More …

Why de-escalation works

De-escalation can take many forms, from using conversation to put yourself “on the same side” as the other guy (with mirroring or some other humanizing technique – i.e. the opposite of Othering) to Shadow Dancing, to pre-emptive violence that prevents Read More …

The 11 rape prevention tips you haven’t heard before

The problem is, how does a woman know that she’s about to be raped? Stupid question, I know. I’m sorry for asking it. But, then again, how does she know?   A while ago I read Gabe Suarez’s “rape prevention Read More …

Think you know about situational awareness? Play this game.

Want to improve you situational awareness, control presence and shadow dancing? Then you want the Chalk Game.