Originally Posted by Norman Adlam
No offence taken - although I don't know why you seem to have problems with people being sympathetic.
Your words seem to say to different things ("I'm not afraid" and "I wish to be armed in case very bad things happen") which leaves one confused.
(It's rather like saying that you are "in fear" might
lose your man card, or summat..
I suspect you'll just say that it's being 'prepared' - which also doesn't make sense. No-one prepares in such a way unless one is fearful of something bad happening.
Look, it's your life etc - I was just asking questions to try to figure out how it hangs together. I'm just interested / nosy.
His reasoning seems to be the same as a person buying a fire extinguisher because they realize there is some chance that a fire could happen. Better safe than sorry is not the same as living in fear. IMO.