Date sent: Thu, 3 Jun 1999 11:40:42 -0700 (PDT) From: Brian D Williams <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [GUNS] Re: a comment Send reply to: email@example.com
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> From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >>Brian D Williams wrote:
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> >> The gun debate on this list always follows a predictable
> >> Someone tries to infect the list with the anti-gun meme and the
> >> immune system responds.
> >I'm curious. Have you ever once converted an anti-gun person to
> >pro-gun? Have you ever "lost" an adherent by failing to respond
> >in time?
> >I thought not.
> >This is pointless.
> Yes, I have converted someone who was previously anti-gun, but that
> is not the point. The point is to preserve constitutional rights
> and remove those laws which exist, and violate those rights.
> I do not see the preservation of my rights as pointless.
Nor the preservation of the rights of violent criminals, kids and the certifiably insane to carry around the means to perpetrate longdistance mass murder, apparently.
> Member, Extropy Institute
> Member, Life Extension Foundation
> Member, National Rifle Association
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