Who is Responsible for Your Safety?

In our time we have a lot of luxuries, things our forebears never even dreamed of having. World travel is quick, the temperature is easily controlled, and all of the information from the entire history of mankind is accessible from a phone. Our society is, relatively speaking, peaceful and safe. There are bad people, but…

Title Change

Longtime readers may have noticed the change on the site’s title. A little explanation follows. When I set the title as “Martial arts, sharp things, and guns!”, that was all I intended to write about. A lot of what I write comes from either email requests for my opinion, or emailed questions. These questions were…

Mass Shootings: Do You Really Care?

At this writing, there was a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas yesterday, and another in Dayton, Ohio overnight. I am saddened by the shootings and disgusted by the public response. In this post, I am going to point out where so many people who think that they care are really showing…