From: Bill Stoddard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Dec 19 2000 - 05:28:26 PST
----- Original Message -----
From: Matt Jensen <email@example.com>
To: Bill Stoddard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, December 18, 2000 6:57 PM
Subject: Re: guns (Re: Cell phones of death!)
> On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, Bill Stoddard wrote:
> > > (BTW, I'm surprised when FoRKers use anecdotal evidence to counter
> > > statistical evidence
> > On a more personal note, would you like it if decisions were made for you
> > your government based on 'studies' of the 'average' person?
> If the studies describe threats that the typical person poses to me, then
> yes, I would consider supporting such decisions, even if I feel I pose no
> threat to others. If the studies describe threats the typical person poses
> only to himself, like eating too much red meat, then it's probably nobody
> else's business, and no laws should be passed.
> For example, take the use of cell phones while driving.
Heh, heh! We've come full circle back to cell phones :-)
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