>Mike Lorrey says:
>People are like iron. Tempered in the furnace and hammered on the anvil of
>life's experience, one either becomes like steel or shatters. Today's society
>only seems to care about turning out 'pig iron' for people, wishing to
>protect us from rather than prepare us for the tempering process which so
>many try to deny exists.
>Yep, ya gotta be tough as old boots, kill or be killed, jump up or ya gonna
>be knocked down, survival of the fittest, stand up straight, shoulders back,
>head up, listen to me when I'm talking to you soldier!
>Actually, If you're going to be hammered on an anvil, wouldn't iron would be
>a bad choice of material? Kevlar? Water? Maybe old boot leather.