Oh yes, the "lay down and let them run roughshod over you" article.
May I ask a favourite question of John Kogas - were they skilled opponents and NOT BUMS???
The best defense against determined, skilled attackers is to lie down and cop it?
Against a group of determined, skilled attackers, the limitations of that tactic would come out. If one person can kick the crap out of a bag, how does offering you spine to two or three of them help?
It takes a village to stone somebody to death.