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#145279 - 08/22/08 08:50 AM Urban Survival Syndrome.
Leigh_Ratcliffe Offline
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This is on today's Wikipedia. Might be of interest to the members - but keep it civil please.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_survival_syndrome
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#145285 - 08/22/08 10:35 AM Re: Urban Survival Syndrome. [Re: Leigh_Ratcliffe]
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That doesn't really seem to have anything to do with classic "survivalism."

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#145300 - 08/22/08 12:12 PM Re: Urban Survival Syndrome. [Re: Nishnabotna]
benjammin Offline
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Yep, as the courts have also concluded, this defense seems to be on the wrong side of the fine line. The law just won't allow for a pre-emptive strike as a legal self defense, not until something like "Minority Report" becomes a reality.

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#145315 - 08/22/08 01:04 PM Re: Urban Survival Syndrome. [Re: Leigh_Ratcliffe]
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Sheese, what a way to start off my Monday...
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