Why you canít expect people to help you if you are attacked. Learn why you have got to rely on yourself.
Most, but not all people seem to follow this
philosophy: "Look out for number one." They are either too scared to
help you or they donít want to get involved.
People are often too scared to help a fellow
human being who is in trouble, and they usually have any number of excusesÖ
they donít want to get involved! Gone are the days when if your car broke
down, for example, every person who came along the road would stop to see if
they could help. These days, helping someone in trouble could be expensive.
People know that if they witness an illegal
activity, and say so to the appropriate authorities, their act of goodwill could
cost them their whole way of life. They could be put in a witness protection
program and to be a witness could even cost them their life. People would rather
If, or more likely when, in this day and age, you
are attacked, don't think for a second that some savior will come along and save
the day. This may happen, but don't bet your life on it. Rely on yourself!
You must rely on yourself to get out of a
difficult or dangerous situation. Always try to talk your way out of it first.
Thatís the best technique you can apply by far, because no-one gets hurt.
Failing thatÖ fight back the best way you can, and then run.
The information on this website will start you on
a journey. During your journey, you will become more aware of what is happening
around you. You will gather valuable information and self-defense techniques
that will give you options. With awareness and options, you will be able to rely
So, in short: people don't want to get involved.
To be a witness could be very costly. You must rely on yourself. Always try to
talk your way out of it first, and if you have to fight, hit and run. Learn to
be more aware, increase your options, and you can rely on yourself.
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