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"I'm not saying I'm always right. Just - I'm right about this."

I scrutinised his face: seemed sincere, and he wasn't being loud or banging the table like politicians do. He wasn't even gesticulating at us to emphasise his words. He simply spoke quietly like there could be no doubt.

I liked that. Shout at me, I'll probably hit you ("you shouldn't do that," he'd smiled). Bang the table, I'll walk away.

But say it quietly and I'll follow you to the ends of -

where?

The crowd was getting angry. I'm like him, I don't like violence, so I walked away.

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    Neville Hunt about 1 year ago

    Speaking quietly and not raising one’s voice is very powerful. Scares the hell out of me!🥴

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    Drew Martyn about 1 year ago

    Yup, me too :)

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    Jamie Clapperton about 1 year ago

    Read this a few times and can't make my mind up whether he's wise or a passive aggressive @#&* ;-))

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    Drew Martyn about 1 year ago

    tbh, me neither :)

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    Jamie Clapperton about 1 year ago

    😆

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    Christopher about 1 year ago

    Calm and quiet but said with absolute authority is always disconcerting.

    The guy that yells "I'm the craziest MF'er you'll ever meet!" isn't the least bit scary. But the guy that just stands there and quietly stares at you is absolutely terrifying.

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    Neville Hunt 12 months ago

    My wife!

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