Re: GUNS/TOOLS: Needed? Paranoia!

From: Steve Nichols (
Date: Thu Jan 11 2001 - 14:15:47 MST

Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2001 01:18:45 -0700
From: "Justin Corwin" <>
Subject: Re: Magazines (the reading kind), was Re: GUNS/TOOLS: Needed? was:
etc. etc.

>There is an excellent CD-ROM available for book-learning about firearms,
>as an adjunct to real training from a real live instructor. I'll post
>the URL if there's interest.

>i would be very interested in any URLs that people can give me on firearm
>information. and please, keep the opinions coming! the question, what's the
>best gun for a newbie college student in salt lake utah, with no underworld
>fears, for self defense! i don't need to drop waves of folks, or bank
>robbers with body armor and autoloaders(paintball term, kill me) just want
>to feel secure, and get some experience with firearms. a friend is pushing
>glocks in .40, the 23, i think is the compact?

I have never understood the American obsession with fire-arms .... the
self-defence argument seems to be just a case of spiralling paranoia.

I suspect that statistically *non-gun owning* Americans are wounded or
shot less than the average of the gun-owning population. What are the
figures on this?
Posthuman Genius

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Mon May 28 2001 - 09:56:18 MDT