Re: [GUNS] immune system

Joe E. Dees (
Thu, 3 Jun 1999 19:48:32 -0500

Date sent:      	Thu, 3 Jun 1999 13:20:40 EDT
Subject:        	Re:  [GUNS]  immune system
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> In a message dated 6/3/99 6:55:35 AM, you wrote:
> >The gun debate on this list always follows a predictable pattern.
> >Someone tries to infect the list with the anti-gun meme and the
> >immune system responds.
> >
> >Yes, we will always respond. Apologies to non-U.S. members of the
> >list, but this is raging through our society, and it is a battle we
> >must fight anytime, anywhere.
> >
Your sick absolutist extremism on this issue is an impediment to health, not the manifestation of it. It is the disease, not the cure.
> >No anti-gun meme, no response.
No extreme absolutist rant/rave that violent criminals, kids and the certifiably insane being prohibited from purchasing guns infinges on the freedom of responsible people, no response.
> This is very true.
> But the anti-anti-gun meme I hold is already I have believed it
> all my life. I don't need to endlessy defend it. It's fine to post one-time
> saying "this is why I believe we should continue the practice of right to
> bear arms which is our consitutional right". After that it does get
> obsessive. After *that* you sound like you need justification and
> rationalization.
> In fact, when I am sure about something, I state my case ONCE than
> move on... going over and over your case makes your defense look weak.
> N