Son, you're getting to the point where you are looking a lot like a man, and I want you to start acting like a man. So listen up; this could save your life.
If you choose to assault someone for whatever reason, remember that about one in twenty adults have a permit to carry a concealed weapon, and that as soon as you're really "whoopin' ass", you might find out who one of them is in the worst possible way.
Your pride ain't worth your life, son.
(and if the reader might think that your host thinks life might have been a lot better for a lot of people if Michael Jackson had been a little bit more plausible as a role model in "Beat it", the gentle reader would be correct)