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Response to AtheistCrusader (Reply #39)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 02:09 PM

42. Only because the criminal was a butterfingers or saw the police and ditched his gun and ran.

 

The guy was pretty obviously bent on armed robbery. He was willing to threaten, and presumably deal death to get the cash those people had just taken out of the ATM. He valued the lives of those two people at whatever cash was on them.

And then, either due to clumsiness or cowardliness, he backed out at the last second.

Since we are the good guys, we have to say, "Oh, well there Mr.-armed-robber-who-two-seconds-ago-was-about-to-use-deadly-force-to-rob-me, now that you've dropped your gun and are hopefully no longer a threat to me, I will be magnanimous and let you run away and go about your business until the adrenaline wears off and you work up the courage to pull a gun on someone else.

But I'm not really that upset that in the heat of the moment the victim decided to turn the tables on the robber, and I hope he fares well in court.

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