University of Colorado with some fantastic advice for their female students! (UCCS: What To Do If You Are Attacked)
Their list of “What to do if you are attacked” essentially boils down to play possum, go boneless, piss or puke yourself (easy to do on command) or lie about being diseased or menstrating. Fantastic advice, morons.
I find it difficult to believe that 1) someone actually put this list together and it got enough support to place it on the school’s website and 2) there is no one in charge there with enough intelligence to realize how utterly stupid this is and has not yet ordered it be removed from the website. This train of thought (I use that term very loosely) is akin to Senator Feinstein suggesting to the cops that were hunting Dorner that they should put their guns away which would cause Dorner to put his down and give up. What bizarro world do these fools live in?
Afterthought: I would additionally like to point out further stupidity on the UCCS’s behalf. Apparently, in addition to being masters of self-defense, they appear to have difficulty with logic and the English language. On their website, they state: “These tips are designed to help you protect yourself on campus, in town, at your home, or while you travel. These are preventative tips and are designed to instruct you in crime prevention tactics.” However, nothing that follows that statement is how to prevent or avoid crime, but rather are suggestions (exceedingly stupid suggestions at that) of what to do as you become the victim of a crime, responding to an attack instead of how to avoid one altogether.
Update 2-20-13: Appears the University of Colorado has rethought their crime prevention suggestions, and the page pictured in the screen shot above, and linked to at the beginning of this article, has not only had those moronic suggestions removed, but now boasts some actual, useful self-defense instructions.
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