The most dangerous animal
I figure that the most dangerous animal in the world is not the shark, the boa constrictor, the lion, the bear, the scorpion hiding in your boot, or any such wild thing. The most dangerous creature in the world is the 15-year-old human male. My thinking is that they are large, and heavy, and strong. They are emotionally immature, intellectually retarded - pardon me, I mean undeveloped - and they are sexual predators with practically no self control or self-understanding. Being in the throes of a 15-year-old boy’s hormones is like playing in the strong surf at the seaside, diving into the onrushing waves. Even a big, heavy, strong person is no match for the force of the waves and you get tumbled about - sometimes even dangerously. That’s what it’s like to be a 15-year-old boy. You are caught and tossed about by something you can’t control and don’t understand. But what a ride! I was 15 once, and I have taught a lot of teenagers. Plus, I have a few nephews, and a son on the Eve of Destruction - sorry, I mean the Precipice of Puberty.
Generally speaking, lions and bears and sharks et al will not bother you if you don’t bother them. But teenage boys bother everyone as a matter of course.