Death from an excess of testosterone
I thought Navy SEALs were the pick of the Darwinian litter. But here’s a SEAL who’s won the Darwin Award. Showing off to a woman he had picked up in bar, Petty Officer 3rd Class Gene Clayont, Jr. put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger, thinking it was empty. It wasn’t, and he’s dead.
Sorry, but I can’t resist a paraphrase. The title of the entry triggers this:Paul K. writes:
When someone puts a supposedly empty gun to his head and pulls the trigger, as this SEAL did, I suspect that on some level he wanted to kill himself. Granted there are idiots out there who occasionally do this sort of thing, but idiots don’t make it into the SEALs. Gene Clayont, Jr. surely have been familiar with the Four Rules of gun safety as formulated by Col. Jeff Cooper:
Posted by Lawrence Auster at January 08, 2012 07:44 PM | Send