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Bushido1979 Donating Member (3 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-04-09 02:39 PM
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92. considering irrelevant fields of study:

How is a medical doctor qualified to promote legal and socio-economic policy that concerns HUMAN BEHAVIOR (the grad student's field of SCIENTIFIC STUDY)?



It is hard to believe you would consider the following and OPINION:

"Instead, he said he saw anecdotal inferences and personal opinion. He said you can't condemn flea markets for bad things that happen in them and that individuals are responsible for how guns are used."


Since it is a simple fact; one the Garen conceded.

I empathize with the anti-gun perspective. As an adolescent I had a class-mate who was shot. I initially and reflexively blamed the gun (as a result of an emotional reaction). I realized, as I grew older however, that it is ridiculous to blame an object for behavior. Violence is a problem that is rooted in deeper systemic and socio-economic issues, not caused by GUNS themselves.



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