At 08:23 AM 7/23/98 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>A smart person, an
>>ADVANCED person, or if you like and EXTROPIC person, would have either
>>PREPARED themselves (so they don't get in that kind of circumstance)
>Like, uh, how? The smart people prepare themselves to deal with violent
>criminals and the simplest, most effective way to do that is with a gun.
>Until and unless you can show a better way to do it, we're going to
>continue to be exasperated by people who want to disarm us.
All the "ADVANCED" and "EXTROPIC" people I know defend themselves with disintegration rays, or, if they can't afford disintegration rays, they use particle beam weapons. Anyone who is truly "ADVANCED" would rather die than use a primitive "gun"--that would label them for life as a backward hick....
-Bradley Felton email@example.com