Our society can be very dangerous and personal physical harm can be done to you by a criminal. Rape and murder are horrible, frightening possibilities. You can follow two possible paths:
Follow a Libertarian mindset:
Prepare yourself. Learn to be aware of your surroundings. Train in personal defense. Carry a weapon to defend your precious life.
Follow a Liberal mindset:
Pee yourself. Impose a trade embargo against your attacker. Write a firm letter. As you are taking your last breath, feel good that your killer is unharmed.