NEW YORK—In what witnesses described as an act of selfless bravery, a heroic bystander talked a knife-wielding man all the way down to a fistfight, sources confirmed Wednesday. “Hey, man, why don’t you set the knife down and settle this factor with simply your fists,” the brave passerby was heard to say when he noticed a person who pulled a knife on a drunk bar patron. “Earlier than you do something you’ll remorse, let’s assume this via, okay? Violence with a knife isn’t the reply. Let’s take a deep breath and begin winding up an uppercut as a substitute. Plus, there might be lots much less of a multitude.” At press time, the bystander had reportedly continued his heroic methods when he talked a lady about to throw herself off a bridge all the way down to merely reducing herself as a substitute.