[FoRK] Re: FoRK Digest, Vol 42, Issue 21
<K-Elliott at wiu.edu> on
Tue Apr 24 10:47:03 PDT 2007
At 21:42 -0400 on 4/23/07, Sebastian Hassinger wrote:
>Guns are fuel that increase the bodycounts of our inevitable moments
>of ape aggression. Hand out sticks to everyone and outlaw guns. Ook.
The one problem with this is that guns have a trait completely unique
among all the personal weapons man has created in human history. An
individuals deadliness is not related to either his physical strength
and/or the huge amount of training he's received. How dangerous you
are with a sword/mace/club/etc. is purely a question of strength and
training. And with very few exceptions strength is more important
We have a names for places where the strong make the rules, and it's
Arguing with an engineer is like wrestling with a pig in mud.
After a while, you realize the pig is enjoying it.
Kevin Elliott <mailto:kelliott at mac.com>
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