Patriot Retort: There’s a scene in the great WWII film “The Dirty Dozen” where the men are training on rope climbing. One of the guys — I think it’s Trini Lopez’s character — can’t climb up the rest of the way. He’s tired, weak and unable to go any further. Lee Marvin’s character grabs a machine gun and starts firing at the rope beneath his grip. Suddenly, Trini scampers up the rest of the way to the top.
Nothing will get people moving better than scaring the living daylights out of them.
Using fear and terror to get people to bend to your will is such a common practice you can pretty much find it anywhere.
“A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.” — Edgar Watson Howe, Country Town Sayings, (1911)
“Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom… ” Proverbs 9:10.
“Fear of directed machine gun fire is completely understandable.”
I saw a 300+ lb woman cop today.
They must have had to special order her uniform.
If anyone is ever running from her all they need to do is slowly jog by a KFC or Krispy-Kreeme.
“Keeping up the skeer”.
The most efficient pump in the entire world is a frightened seaman bailing out in the middle of some ocean
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
2 Timothy 1:7