"Michael S. Lorrey" wrote:
> dwayne wrote:
> > "Michael S. Lorrey" wrote:
> > > > I'm not into this "eye for an eye" thing, I think you should sort your
> > > > own shit out, and to that end I think you should avoid killing someone
> > > > wherever possible, and avoid harming them wherever possible, etc.
> > >
> > > I concur wholly with this. The thing you are overlooking is that it is not always
> > > possible now, is it?
> > Sorry, I wasn't aware that we were meant to remain within the bounds of
> > the possible here.
> Whatever the hell that is supposed to mean besides an insult.
It wasn't an insult at all.
> Tell me, do you EVER read your local newspaper?
> > Hey, I'd rather be tazered by a drunk than your alternative.
> What you'd rather be tazered by a mean drunk without response than to shoot the bastards
> kneecaps off?
Hell yeah! What, you would? You'd blow somebody's kneecaps off if they tasered you? Wow, what a monster.
> > > Women will shock men at the end of a date cause they don't want to go through the
> > > unpleasantness of telling the guy to buzz off and risk a bad response to the
> > > rejection.
> > a: your taste in women really sucks, dude.
> > b: what a load of shit
> > c: beats being machine-gunned.
> d: with debating skills like this, its no wonder dwayne prefers getting tazered to getting
> shot, since one or the other is probably highly likely in his future. ;)
If you bother to read what I write, you might notice that we don't get many people shot over here at all, and as far as I know tasers aren't allowed into the country. Lucky us.
Wow, I'm still boggled by your "shoot the kneecaps off" comment.
> > This assumes, once again, that people are always rational.
> > When people are prepared to behave like adults, as I said, then sure,
> > give em all tac nukes. But until then, I like the idea of a disarmed
> > populace. It's a nice place to live.
> It would be a nice place to live, if you could live in a society of irrational disarmed
> people that was governed by a government comprised solely by rational people. How likely is
Unlikely, but what is the alternative? A society of armed irrational people? No thanks.
I'll stick with disarmament until the human race has evolved a bit.
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