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Response to Crepuscular (Reply #25)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 10:14 PM

27. Why do you think America is SO different from the rest of the world?

In order to believe that removing guns from America (largely) is so impossible, you must have some near magical belief in America's uniqueness?

Failing that, you can only conclude that America is errant in its gun-acceptance and that it should be corrected.

Political beliefs change -through effort. Not long ago, America had an active Communist Party with millions of members. Now such a thing is inconceivable.

No, I am not in fantasy land. But you are stubbornly in the land of self-fulfilling prophecy.

The will is not there now, I admit. But to say it can never be there is foolish given the scale of change one sees possible in a relatively short amount of time AND given the state of gun accessibility in the rest of the world.

America is not special but I can see why some people may come to believe that.



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