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Response to NutmegYankee (Reply #77)

Mon Aug 26, 2013, 08:58 PM

82. Perhaps.

But owning 10 guns for sporting purposes, and another 10 for "home protection, and another 10 guns just because, isn't rational.

There's a certain pathology behind those people who--for a lack of a better terms--hoard firearms.

The difference between guns on the one hand and ipads/smart phones/stereos/gas grills/ATVs/TVs on the other hand is that the latter items aren't specifically designed as deadly weapons. The former is.

The problem with too many gun enthusiasts is that they fail to comprehend the gravity of the item to which they obsess. A gun should be an instrument of need, not an instrument of want. People shouldn't want to celebrate death.

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