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Old 03-18-2013, 15:25   #13
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The "Sheepdog" analogy is interesting in that sheepdogs don't defend other people's flocks. They look out for their own flock first and foremost.

I view myself as a "sheepdog" in this respect. I protect my own family first, foremost and always.

Will I help another person if the situation permits? YES. Will I do so if it means placing a member of my family in harm's way, or leaving them unprotected while I go off chasing danger in an uncertain and dangerous situation? NO.
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. - Sallust

Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason. - Mark Twain

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