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ghost of numf-el's Avatar Jump to comment 1 by ghost of numf-el

All of the ones that spring to mind can't really be repeated in polite company - so it depends how polite you are.

Perhaps make it incredibly personal - ask her to imagine the very worst thing that could happen to her child (murdered on a street corner for the contents of her purse by a junkie who is never found is a starting point), and then ask her what possible good could ever come of it.

Bad things happening to strangers is never quite as bad as when similar things happen to our own.

If she then repeats her mantra then call her a self-centred fuckwit (or whatever) and walk away.

Thu, 05 Aug 2010 11:48:21 UTC | #496099