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Response to upaloopa (Reply #30)

Wed Jul 3, 2013, 06:54 PM

37. If every fucking gun in this country was somehow magically destroyed..

And no new ones were every built, then people who wanted to hurt others would return to edged weapons. And the same exact people crying about guns would be crying about knives. Just like they did in the "switchblade" moral panic of the 50s and the 60s.

Some people simply refuse to accept the fact that it isn't guns or knives or clubs or whatever weapon is available that is the problem. It is bad, and yes EVIL, people that are the problem. People who want to hurt others with anything that comes to hand, including their fists. It's much easier to blame and condemn an inanimate object, rather than accept the fact that all human beings are not inherently good and who just happen to be corrupted by a brainless, heartless, soulless object.

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