Here's a pic of my favorite kind of gun:
Heading for scrap where they will kill no more....
This thread is the first time i've been embarrassed and ashamed to be part of ATS.
Weapons aren't something to be proud of - to covet and endorse. They are a last resort.
When i saw the title, i'd hoped to find this post a joke at the expense the those with a fetish for ways of hurting other people disguised as a right
to bare arms. Alas it is not....
This kind talk plays right into the hands of the mainstream that like to paint conspiracies as the playground of the fringe malcontent, repressed
sociopath, just looking for an excuse to use their gun.
Flame me all you want, but this is not a troll post, it's a defense against those stereotypes you are reinforcing. It's that you enjoy, or feel the
need to brag about guns that is disturbing and pathetic. I wonder how many are here commenting positively about guns who have had to use one to kill a
Those who have been forced to do that would not have enjoyed it and would be happy if they never had to see a gun again. Would anyone like to prove me
wrong with their account of how much they did enjoy killing someone? Would the rest of us not be happier if that person were safely contained?
It doesn't surprise me that someone out there would post such a thread, but it saddens me that so many would reply (and that the thread hasn't been
moved to a new 'sociopath section'.)
Perhaps if this thread had been titled something like 'What's the best weapon to defend yourself with'
, then there'd be an argument that
it was information for a scenario that hopefully won't happen. But with the title 'What's your favorite gun'
, i'm afraid you haven't a
leg to stand on - you are part of the problem.
EDIT: In case i offended anyone i'm off to the shop now to buy some body armour.
[edit on 26-1-2010 by McGinty]