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Mon Feb 20, 2012, 08:07 PM

101. "if you aren't going to be my personal bodyguard and bullet-catcher, your platitudes are worthless"

That says it all. Firstly, it is all about you and your fear of "criminals", then you judge my reasoning as "platitudes". Secondly, I never said a firearm was primitive, I said the behavior of people who point guns at others as a problem solving technique is primitive; in the same way that the US bombing the crap out of 2 countries as a reaction to a criminal act (Afghanistan) and a family feud (Iraq) was primitive.
I don't characterize any methods of self defense as primitive, I object to calling the carrying of a handgun an act of self defense. Carrying a gun, for no specific reason, is inherently an offensive act, conducted by those who, for whatever reason, expect to use it, at some point, to solve an imaginary problem.

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