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posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 08:52 PM
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a reply to: PhilbertDezineck

Altering quotes is not a good approach.
No matter the intent.


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posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 08:53 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: PhilbertDezineck

Fortuitously, we have a president who can fix everything. Make it all like it was when he was young.


I'm sooooo happy.


No one can fix it, we are heading down the same road as Imperial Rome and eventually the barbarians will be running the show.



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:03 PM
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originally posted by: Irishhaf
a reply to: Phage

What has convinced people that shooting up a building full of innocents is a good thing, figure that out and you got your answer nobody wants to ask they (sic) hard questions because it might mean we have to take a critical look at ourselves.



That critical look at ourselves you mention...do you mean we need to consider the notion that our way of life is partly responsible in creating these shooters? After all, if everything is a product of it's time and place, then mass shooters/shootings are as American as the statue of liberty.



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:07 PM
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Because they are easy and readily available.

So are Bows and Arrows . Any Projectile Weapon can Kill OTHER THAN Firearms .......So , your REAL Point Is > ?



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:09 PM
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a reply to: Zanti Misfit




So are Bows and Arrows .

How fast can you nock an arrow?

Gunz are way fast and way easy.


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posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:10 PM
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"connectivity"

With it you get the illusion this is new. Instant communication makes us hear about it within minutes rather than catching it in the paper or nightly news. I think we have more of a reaction and feel more distraught when we're emotionally attached through every developing moment.

On the flip side we have young people forgetting how important human interaction face to face is. Ironically young people are becoming detached to the true meaning of humanity and community, so it's easy for them to find themselves isolated. Rather than seeking help in the community, they blame it.

I don't think those are the end all be all. But I certainly believe those are big variables.



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:11 PM
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Fast Enough to get 20 of YOUZ in a Minute .........)




posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:13 PM
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I asked how fast you can do so.

Now, compare that to pulling a trigger to send multiple chucks of lead at 1,200 fps.


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posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:13 PM
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Politicians will always focus on the tools rather than the people because the tools don't vote. If the tools voted politicians would be kissing their butts too.

Its easy to blame the tools. The problem is that in order to do that you have to ignore hundreds of years of history. Those tools have been around and in large numbers, easy to acquire and easy to use, for hundreds of years. The desire to inflict rampant violence at the drop of a hat is relatively new. There have always been bad guys who commit violent crimes. I am not talking about the criminal that stands out as different from the rest of society. I am talking about Joe Idiot down the street who flips out one day and decides killing a bunch of people in a grocery store is a good idea. The thing is, he would do that regardless of what weapon he chose to use. London passed New York not that long ago in per capita murder amid some stringent gun legislation. And its all happening with knives. So, of course, the liberal answer is to ban knives too. And when that fails to solve the problem, ban the weapon of choice that day. Baseball bats, lead pipes, rocks, pointy sticks, whatever. Just keep banning the tools until by some miracle you manage to change people's behaviour.

The big point many people try to make is that guns make it easier. I call bullsh*t. Drive a truck through a crowd of people. Rig up a bomb in a pressure cooker. Hell, dip an M100 in plaster of paris and cover it in 1/8" ball bearings. You think that won't take down a small crowd? Guess again.

There will always be tools capable of taking large numbers of lives when held in certain hands. That has always been the case and it always will be. It is the people that have changed. And this problem won't go away until people change again - this time for the better.



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:22 PM
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" I asked how fast you can do so. "

Access Denied . You No Need To Know ...



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:23 PM
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So, you are highly skilled in archery I take it.

How much skill does it take to pull a trigger over and over again?

How easy is it to walk into a venue with a bow and quiver with no one noticing?


Gunz make it really easy to kill a lot of people in a hurry. Not much preparation, planning, or skill required.
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posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:26 PM
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" How much skill does it take to pull a trigger over and over again? "


...And Actually Hit Something ? A Reasonable Skill above the Average Person .



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:27 PM
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...And Actually Hit Something ? A Reasonable Skill above the Average Person .

At a range of 3 meters or so?
Not so much. Lots of bullets. It only takes one.


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posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:40 PM
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edit on 18/8/2019 by DictionaryOfExcuses because: Learning to post youtube vids



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:40 PM
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originally posted by: DictionaryOfExcuses
a reply to: Phage



Better:

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posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:43 PM
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Thank you. Not sure why mine won't playback.

ETA got it thank you.
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posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 09:45 PM
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a reply to: DictionaryOfExcuses

Too much information. Just use the code.



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 10:24 PM
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a reply to: Phage

communism



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 10:25 PM
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a reply to: 10uoutlaw

That's so 80s.



posted on Aug, 18 2019 @ 10:35 PM
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Governments, religion, capitalism, socialism, sugar, salt.



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