Re: [GUNS] Re: Better people

dwayne (
Wed, 09 Jun 1999 17:02:34 +1000 wrote:

> Life is individual. Death is individual. Noone has as much to lose from dying
> as the person who would be dead. Every person must be free to defend their
> life. If your neighbors possession of gun(s) bothers you, then perhaps you
> ought to *get over it*. I'm not willing to let myself be killed, stolen from,
> wounded, etc, because you feel unsafe due to my gun(s).

My neighbours don't have guns. No one I know has a gun. I live in a country where guns are banned. I like it here. I think anyone who wants to live in a country where everyone has guns is mad.

> However, once your neighbor starts shooting at you (or punching you, or
> something along those lines) then there is reason to discuss disarmament.

It's a bit late for that if they are shooting at you isn't it?

> But
> a peaceful person needs to be free to work to support his life, and he needs
> to be free to fight to defend it.

No one needs to have weapons to kill people at a distance. The only reason to have them is to protect yourself from people who have them. Argh, shit, I'm being sucked into this stupid argument again!



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