Of course I would stay with the kid. I would hope for most people that would go without saying.The problem with society is that we as a society are so full of apathy.
Not only that..... apathy exists in ways it never did 20 years ago...
A great example of this is a type of call that has come up in 3 different situations, very similar circumstances... all with the same level of apathy...
Individual calls 911 at 2 AM to report seeing a 6 year old (their description) boy walking on the side of the road with no parents. Person who calls then bothers to not leave their name, a call back number... nor did they bother to stop and see if THEY could help said child.......... If its a lost/missing child, don't you think you would be more helpful stopping and talking with the kid at least until police can arrive and find out where the kid's parents are, what the circumstances are, etc???
No, instead, they say "Not my kid, I called 911, im going home now"
And 10 minutes later when we finally get to the general area that the caller told us the kid was, of course, the kid is long gone.
As in Caine's example, that's just plain wrong. One can't leave a little child on the side of the road at 2 AM. One makes the call and sticks around. No danger of misunderstanding there.
Thank you, Quazi!
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Using the term snitch for someone who reports criminal behavior is just stupid. Reporting criminal behavior that may cause harm to someone else, or is currently causing harm to someone else, is being a responsible member of the community.
Am I going to call the cops because my neighbors smoke a joint occasionally? Probably not. Am I going to call the cops when my neighbor is beating his wife or abusing/neglecting his child? Hell yeah. Will, and HAVE.
I don't get how grown people are allowing their perspective on these things to be shaped by thugs and gang members.
Cops do not have cool music videos with half naked women in it, wear absurd clothing, decorate themselves with the most awful jewelry, wear clothing the wrong way such as wear ball caps backwards or pants sagging down below the ass crack, have the loudest stereo that plays the loudest most awful music(if you can actually call it music) and severely abuse the english language by trying to talk like a baby with ghetto rat baby talk otherwise known as ebonics.
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"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"
Cicero Marcus Tullius
Yes, but cops are super hot, nonetheless.
In the thread about bullying bosses, Jallman read me the riot act for telling the HR department about the things that I saw a manager doing to other employees.
I'll never snitch again.