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Thu Dec 27, 2012, 01:39 PM

Gun violence has been inculcated in our culture for decades.

Check out this kids' toy commercial.

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Reply Gun violence has been inculcated in our culture for decades. (Original post)
no_hypocrisy Dec 2012 OP
cantbeserious Dec 2012 #1
no_hypocrisy Dec 2012 #2
berni_mccoy Dec 2012 #3
jody Dec 2012 #4
sanatanadharma Dec 2012 #5
SoapBox Dec 2012 #6

Response to no_hypocrisy (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 01:44 PM

1. Past Bad Behavior Is No Justification For The Future

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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 01:55 PM

2. Agreed. My point being that we've become desensitized.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 02:00 PM

3. Violence in media exists in many cultures...

The difference between the US and other countries? The lack of gun control.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 02:16 PM

4. Objects to protect one's life and property were necessary when animals discovered it was

 

easier to take something from some other animal than work for it.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 02:50 PM

5. I had a rifle toy that shot those "safe shooting shells"...

...plastic bullets in spring-charged shells. The firing pin pushed the shell forward in the chamber, squeezing the bullet catch tabs and firing the bullet. I shot out a Christmas tree ornament that morning 55 years ago.
Gave up guns then and there, but no-one can say I "know squat" about guns.

Guns are for killing.
Hunting is killing.
Target shooting is practice to be ready to use the gun for its purpose.
Self-defense is being ready to kill or threaten to kill.
Collecting is fascination with the "cool tool that kills".
2nd amendment is for state sponsored killing because they 'gots lots' of guns

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Original post)

Thu Dec 27, 2012, 06:29 PM

6. "Gun violence has been inculcated in our culture for decades."

Super DITTO to that!!!!!!

Never had a gun...never will...

I never had that urge to KILL, KILL, KILL something/anything.

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