“My dear lady, on the journey leaving from this place, none of the residents from Lanka have the power to be able to follow me.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 37.26)
na hi me samprayātasya tvām ito nayato angane |
anugantum gatim śaktāḥ sarve lankā nivāsinaḥ ||
One of the risks with committing a crime is that the same can be returned to the perpetrator, like a boomerang effect. If both sides were living in peace before, the initial violation can start a chain reaction of retaliatory measures. This is especially evident in what is called a “prank war.”
There is something similar in the game of baseball. For whatever reason a certain pitcher is upset at the other team. Perhaps they made a disrespectful gesture. Maybe there was something done the previous time they played, which could have been a season ago.
The pitcher decides to take justice into…
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