It points out the difficulties of living in Brooklyn.
the situation is not the same, I did not want to get beat up with Billy and I didn’t intervene.
What he did was wrong beating up Billy and what Billy did was ill advised.
I guess there’s a little bit of coward in all of us, or sensibilities
In life you have to pick your battles
If you’re living in anger over this then you have some introspection to do, the issue is about you.