FlyingMonkey wrote:The Burning Man symbol would be too good for a tagger. I like to think we prevented this by painting the lower half of our bus with chalkboard paint & encourged people to write & draw on it. Thanks to everyone who did
lucky420 wrote:I would have no problem whipping someones ass who tagged my rental truck...
or finding someone to whip it for me
Mojojita wrote:I would have a good time putting him on the ground and sitting on him until the cops got there. Then, with police report in hand, I have all the info I need to be sure he pays for the damage.
salope wrote:Playa justice is different from vigilante justice how exactly?.
That's exactly why I personally do all the ass kicking that needs taken care of. I like the painting of the ass hat idea...maladroit wrote:The problem with mob violence is that everyone wants to get in a punch, and there is no group consciousness of how much damage is actually done. One person can trade punches with someone and evaluate when the point has been made, but a mob often ends up taking it far beyond that.
salope wrote:I get it, and get that most of this is just fantasy retribution/snark.
Still, feels like an important point, especially given OP genuinely asking for people's thoughts on playa justice.
Vigilante justice might feel right to those dishing it out, but really you are just perpetuating violence outside of any societial frameworks/constraints. That's why it could look like assault to GoodSarah, and why it ultimately isn't so different, regardless of how justfied it may feel or how "appropriate" it may be.
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