I agree with your point, but I still would not want to be around a five year old with a loaded gun. Even with good training, I don't want to risk my life on a five year old acting responsibly.
> This is hardly a useful characterization. A five year old child can most
> certainly be educated (so that they are not ignorant) and taught why it is
> important to be careful when dealing with firearms. We do it with
> everything else, why not firearms?