...is the expression of physical force against self or other, compelling action against one's will on pain of being hurt...Violence ( From Merriam-Webster)
Exertion of physical force so as to injure or abuse...This post will not examine the nature of violence, its drivers, its causes or whether or not violence is 'hardwired' into our genetic make up. This post is aimed purely to mention and briefly discuss violence to ensure that this inevitable aspect of physical encounters is acknowledged and not ignored.
Intense, turbulent or furious and often destructive action or force.
Its Easy to Not Think About
Violence, the use of violence and the thought of defending against violent attacks can be forgotten or dismissed in this civilised society we live in. And yet, for those of us who intend to potentially fight back if attacked, it is a very fundamental aspect for this activity we plan on possibly doing in the future.