How could this have been prevented?

Source: Kent’s “Hooligan Libertarian” Blog

“There have been times in my life when I knew I was around someone who wasn’t good for me to be around, or when I found myself in social situations I knew could be dangerous for me. I usually got out of there quickly. Usually. You can do a lot to increase your safety by staying away from certain people and situations. It’s no guarantee, but it gives you better odds.” (06/05/24)