John Clark wrote:
> Spike Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> Wrote:
> > Wooooo hooooo! The interceptor took out the target.
> > Ignored the decoy and busted the mock warhead.
> Wooooo hooooo! We tied a prisoner to a wall and shot him dead
> with a rifle, that of course proves this rifle is capable of repelling a
> land invasion by any army and we can sleep more soundly in our
> beds tonight.
What a pissy response, John. What it proves is that that alleged
technology from China called gun powder or fireseed actually works, that
we can build cannon that can poke holes in the walls of castles... not
that you can win a war with them. Of course, the antis will not say
"Well, that new fangled cannon technology may work, but they're heavy
and noisy, and how are you going to be able to build enough of them to
matter at all in battle? Nah, better stick with our bows and arrows,
swords, and trebuchets... that's a much more humane way to settle our
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