If this actual or perceived display is countered with an equally menacing or disrespectful response, a physical altercation with sometimes tragic consequences may occur. Another outcome of this "game" could be realized if the "invited" participant decided not to play and allow the initiator to self-declare himself the winner.
Make no mistake about it, there is nothing that makes sense of this game or justifies street challenges of so-called manhood exhibitions or displays of toughness. Apparently, the only way some people think that they can get "respect" and self-esteem is at the expense of other people's egos on a street corner.
At this very moment of trial is underway in the city of Detroit whereby it is alleged that a 37 year old man received a perceived disrespectful look from a 17 year old high school. The adult reportedly left the scene and returned with a handgun and killed the teen in the street.
About The Author
Rick Ector is a National Rifle Association credentialed Firearms Trainer, who provides Michigan CCW Class training in Detroit for students at his firearms school - Rick's Firearm Academy of Detroit.
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