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Whichendisup July 25th, 2015 5:36pm

Nik is widely considered an expert & professional on the the tight rope, known for not using safety nets. He wins his suit to perform over Niagara Falls, but it is required that he wear a safety harness for the first time. Should Nik be forced?

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FacePalm That Trick Never Works
07/26/15 12:13 am

He negotiated, and that was a condition for getting what he wanted. For him to do otherwise would make him untrustworthy.

Hooah Fmr. Zia
07/25/15 8:34 pm

If he wants to die, let him die

catpillow Florida West Coast
07/25/15 6:45 pm

No, he's Nik Wallenda of the Flying Wallendas. That's what they do. If he says he doesn't need a net, I'll believe him.

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
07/25/15 4:28 pm

No, technically he shouldn't be forced. He should simply be allowed to find somewhere else to do his thing if he can't or won't take the minimal and reasonable precautions that they require.

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sea California
07/25/15 1:07 pm

No he should be forced to have insurance to pay for public services that will have to clean up his body if he falls off.

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RedDye40 Way Over Yonder
07/25/15 1:27 pm

This is what I was going to say too.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
07/25/15 12:27 pm

I'd say no. They should perform under the same conditions they are used to. A harness (or the tow rope specifically) may throw them off.

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Nik
07/25/15 11:08 am

No, I don't wanna! Can't make me!

Wait, whoa.... That's not me!

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EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
07/25/15 12:26 pm

I was wondering...

Thanks for clearing that up.

rickvee Living the dream
07/25/15 10:53 am

Thank you wikipedia editors... It says at the beginning he's Jewish, then at the end says, "...Wallenda is married with three children, and considers his Christian faith to be a central aspect of his life."

Nothing special, just nitpicking.

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Liberty Lets Use Logic
07/25/15 11:09 am

Do you know any of that to be incorrect?

rickvee Living the dream
07/25/15 11:11 am

That Judaism and Christianity are not the same thing? Yes.

CorblaKhan Team Skynet
07/25/15 11:42 am

But as an ethnic background would it not work? I have, after all, met a few self-identified Jewish Atheists.

Liberty Lets Use Logic
07/25/15 11:46 am

Of course they aren't.

Are you trying to say that since he's Jewish, he must practice Judaism?

pyromnt New York
07/25/15 5:12 pm

I am a Jewish Christian. Ethically, culturally, and gastronomically Jewish... But theologically a Christian.

rickvee Living the dream
07/26/15 7:42 am

It doesn't say he's of Jewish heritage. It says "religion: Jewish".