Getting Involved... (was Re: [Ansteorra] Apology from Nasir al-Fayyid)

Snorri Hallsson snorri.hallsson at
Fri Sep 9 20:05:44 PDT 2005

I could chime in to what the individual did to my wife the night in 
question, but I already mentioned hands going where they shouldn't, and we 
complained as well. Count two more in the mortally offended category. So 
much for staying quiet, eh, Iago?
 Snorri and Gróa

 On 9/9/05, Iago <baroniago at> wrote: 
> I've tried to bit my lip and not say a thing. However that failed.
> What I'm hearing is that upon seeing someone she believed was being
> abused she should have just ignored it. She was not offended and
> complained to someone. She was pissed off and ready to beat him to a
> bloody pulp. It is being presented that only one person in the tavern
> was offended. This is not the case. Only one person spoke up. Alf
> was lucky she said something. There were a few others offended and
> they had no interest in speaking. A couple of big, ham-fisted squires
> were about to hurt him. Several others were offended as well. It may
> very well have been a game, but a number of people saw it as abuse of
> a lady.
> I won't even start on the old "she didn't mind defense." As a
> teacher, I see kids and women abused who "don't care," or "deserved
> it." While it very well may be true that the play here was fine with
> the lady in question. If she didn't speak up that night (and by the
> accounts I've heard, she didn't), how does a person know ?
> Iago
> On Sep 9, 2005, at 7:37 PM, Ldyinnes at wrote:
> >
> > My point is if it is not you involved, then why be so insecure as
> > to get
> > offended.
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