Re: [GUNS] a comment

Michael S. Lorrey (
Fri, 04 Jun 1999 11:11:35 -0400

dwayne wrote:

> Brian D Williams 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.
> No, you don't HAVE to, you could be POLITE and not spout at every
> opportunity and avoid putting in your two cents worth whenever
> possible. I hope you guys are enjoying killing this list. And the
> amusing thing it isn't some FUTURE-related meme which is doing it. What
> a joke.
> > No anti-gun meme, no response.
> So, what you are saying is, if we let you spout and rant, and don't
> respond, it won't turn into a flame war.
> That's awfully nice of you.

Apparently you didn't understand his point. I've been on this list for about three years, and every time the pro/anti gun debate has flamed up, it has been initiated by anti-gunners making a rude comment, which is also what Brian was noticing.

Mike Lorrey