Re: guns ecology

From: zeb haradon (
Date: Sat May 27 2000 - 18:30:16 MDT

>From: "" <>
>To: extropians <>
>Subject: guns ecology
>Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 22:45:03 +0100
>The England and Canada murder rates were already low before their gun
>control laws were passed.
>Thus, their restrictive laws cannot be much credited with lowering their
>crime rates.
>Murder rates in England, Canada, and Japan have risen since passing their
>gun control laws.
>I have read that In England the gun crime rate is up 10.9% after the gun
>control law.
>I do not say (like ancient latins): ³post hoc, propter hoc²
>But this strange relation looks like the prey-predator pattern (Volterraıs
>equations, Rashevskyıs patterns).
>scerir (Rome)

For correlation between gun ownership and gun crime rates, you might also
want to look at Switzerland and Israel.

Zeb Haradon (
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