Often drink exaggerates the problem. With a couple of pints you might feel like Bruce Lee but in reality you will be more like Bruce Forsyth.
Not wanting to sound like Kenny Rogers but usually it is the sensible thing to avoid trouble
Doug McGuff's recent post got me thinking about this again.
He works as a doctor in what we in the UK would call Casualty / or the Accident and Emergency part of a hospital and was commenting on dangerous activities that kill people. His Dirty Dozen included:
5. If you are walking down a sidewalk and are approaching a group of loud and apparently intoxicated males, cross to the other side of the street immediately. If anyone tries to start a fight with you, the first step should be “choke them with heel dust”.
The other ones are good to reflect on too, e.g.
1. Drive the biggest vehicle you can afford to drive. Your greatest risk of death comes from a motor vehicle accident. Despite all the data from the government on crash test safety, I can say unequivocally that in a 2-car accident, the person in the larger car always fairs better.
11. If you are in any personal or professional relationship that exhausts you or otherwise causes your recurrent distress, then end the relationship immediately.