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Questions tagged [self-defense]

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How can Santa defend himself?

The world is full of grinches. Party-poopers who simply insist on taking the fun away from everybody else. They'll do everything they can to stop Santa from delivering his gifts — and too many ...
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What is our planetary defense capability against an Earth life destroying object?

This is World Building through a preventative measure. The Earth has been destroyed a few times in the past and it will happen again in the future, it is just a matter of time. For the first time in ...
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Defensive capabilities of a pyrokinesis using superhero?

I’m creating a superhero story, and one of the heroes is a character named Joseph Kroger, AKA The Phoenix. He can create fire with mind, and manipulate it. He also has a high tolerance for heat and ...
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How could the androids protect themselves from EMP attacker?

Out in Fresno, in the Marxist community of Androidia, also known as CyboTek facility 9, lives a community comprised of only robots and artificial intelligences. They are at peace with most surrounding ...
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How do I explain a unicorn discharging powerful electricity at a distance?

I am thinking of copying the design of an electric eel to create the horn, however as air is not a good conductor of electricity it cannot discharge any electrical shock unless there is a physical ...
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Self defense on Mars

Here's the situation: Mars has been colonized in the near future – tens or hundreds of thousands of people live on Mars. For political reasons, EarthGov is against sending weapons to Mars; and, they ...
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How would a magic user whose magic requires them to enter a dream-state defend themselves? [closed]

So, I have run into a bit of a problem. You see, I am currently creating a magic system for a second fantasy world I'm working on, and I am unable to figure out how to solve some of the problems posed ...
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In the face of global vehicle and electronic failures, who would get the food and good farming land?

Question context: Posit basically our current world (focusing for now on the 1st/2nd world nations), but beset by increasing global failures in the technology-based infrastructure: failures of ...