Well, down in Noble, they now have a tee shirt for sale. On it is a picture of a sack of concrete and a cremation urn. Below the picture is the legend, "Noble, GA, It's The Thought That Counts".
The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental.