All this may sound excessively furtive and melo dramatic but those who have cultivated what might
“All this may sound excessively furtive and melo-dramatic, but those who have cultivated what might be called a tactical approach to life find it neither troublesome nor conspicuous. And, like a fastened seat belt, a life jacket, or a fire extinguisher, it is comforting even when un-necessary.”
Cooper, Jeff. Principles of Personal Defense. Paladin Press, 2006, loc. 17.
**This is the eternal trade-off of security versus inconvenience. This is like passwords in cyber security. A password should ideally be randomly generated, of sufficient length and complexity, and unique for each application. That is a lot to ask from the average person, especially when the discovery of their password may incur no perceivable damages to them. The stakes with a practiced state of awareness, however, are worth any inconvenience. This is the same awareness we are called to have in the spiritual warfare we are a part of. **