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Time to Take Motor Vehicles Away From the American Public!

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posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:29 AM
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A firearm is designed to fire a projectile


And this projectile is supposed to do what? Sing you a song? It is designed to inflict physical harm by its sheer kinetic energy. It has no other function dude.




The use of the firearm is up to the person behind the trigger.


The use is up to the person behind the trigger but the Design of the instrument is for harm. Do you think the person behind the trigger is using it for any other purpose?




The use of the vehicle is up to the person behind the wheel.


The use is up to the driver, but its function is as a means of conveyance. Do people buy cars to go kill people or to inflict physical harm? People buy cars to get from point A to point B.

People buy guns to inflict physical damage.

The design function is a total separate issue from what the user does.
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posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:30 AM
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Originally posted by macman

Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL


A gun is designed to inflict harm.



No.

A firearm is designed to fire a projectile.

The use of the firearm is up to the person behind the trigger.




I am actually pro gun, but I am going to disagree with you here. Name one use a projectile fired from a gun has beside doing damage....

there isnt one. thats what they do. i know you love guns, but lets not throw our senses away.
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posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:31 AM
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I like how the 3 most dangerous countries to live in are Australia , New Zealand , and the United Kingdom. Who of which do not permit guns to be owned.

Youre either getting stabbed to death or shot to death if some one wants to kill you.
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posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:34 AM
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Nope, again.
Just because people use it to inflict harm, does not mean anything but people use it that way.
And not everyone uses it in that manner. People target shoot, it is part of an Olympic sport.
But I do realize that the Anti mentality has placed wonderful blinders on for people in your realm of thinking.



You do realize that the Atom bomb was not designed as a bomb in the beginning.


Anything can be used as a weapon. I guess just outlaw everything then, huh???


But, lets also just ignore that whole 2nd Amendment thing as well.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:35 AM
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Originally posted by aching_knuckles


I am actually pro gun, but I am going to disagree with you here. Name one use a projectile fired from a gun has beside doing damage....

there isnt one. thats what they do. i know you love guns, but lets not throw our senses away.
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Progun you say????
Sure sure.



All those poor paper targets and the damage inflicted just makes me want to cry all day long.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:36 AM
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Originally posted by macman
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Nope, again.
Just because people use it to inflict harm, does not mean anything but people use it that way.
And not everyone uses it in that manner. People target shoot, it is part of an Olympic sport.
But I do realize that the Anti mentality has placed wonderful blinders on for people in your realm of thinking.



You do realize that the Atom bomb was not designed as a bomb in the beginning.


Anything can be used as a weapon. I guess just outlaw everything then, huh???


But, lets also just ignore that whole 2nd Amendment thing as well.





Over react much? You are the kind of person that is going to make guns illegal in America. Calm down the rhetoric. Remember when Obama got in how gun and bullet prices shot up because "OBAMA IS GUNNA TAKE EM AWAY!"....it was due to people like you. So how about calming down a little and being less of a rube.

/end off topic



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:37 AM
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Originally posted by macman
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Nope, again.
Just because people use it to inflict harm, does not mean anything but people use it that way.
And not everyone uses it in that manner. People target shoot, it is part of an Olympic sport.
But I do realize that the Anti mentality has placed wonderful blinders on for people in your realm of thinking.


What does a target look like after it was shot? Does the bullet fly up to it and then quickly take out a sharpie and put a dot where it would have gone through if the owner had intended to damage the target?

You're being absurd.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:37 AM
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It happens with frightening regularity.

Just had a woman here run over some guy on the sidewalk because he was wearing a rival sports teams hat.

Crushed him dead.


 
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posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:37 AM
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poor paper targets


Why do people shoot targets? To get better at inflicting accurate physical harm. Same with hunting for sport. There is no honor in shooting animals for sport and not for use of food.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:37 AM
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You know.
I went to this lil island once off the coast of england. St. Thomas was it? Anyhow, there are no cars there..not sure if its banned, or just simply not there out of custom, but ultimately people got around on horse or bike only.

It was actually absolutely fantastic..of course, that only worked on a tiny island...still, you could stumble around drunk and not worry about being run over or get into a car and run someone else over. Of course you could try to ride a bike, and learn the joys of skinned kneecaps and arms..but otherwise...what a wonderful little bubble.

Yes, I know the point of this thread. the lets remove guns thing was a silly thread, this is a silly thread..but, if its possible to create little bubble environments with no cars, no guns, etc...well, you find such places exceptionally peaceful.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:38 AM
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Originally posted by macman

Originally posted by aching_knuckles


I am actually pro gun, but I am going to disagree with you here. Name one use a projectile fired from a gun has beside doing damage....

there isnt one. thats what they do. i know you love guns, but lets not throw our senses away.
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Progun you say????
Sure sure.



All those poor paper targets and the damage inflicted just makes me want to cry all day long.



go look up my post history. i shoot 10m target. what are you talking about?? a gun has one purpose - to fire a projectile that damages something via energy. thats what a gun is, thats what a gun does, get a grip. they dont soldiers into war with sporks....look at your avatar picture for jiminys sake, is that guy target shooting?



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:38 AM
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Originally posted by Kali74
If only someone would try to take away the MSM instead this country would be a whole hell of a lot safer.


It's the publics fault. Don't tune in. No one in my family has either cable or standard news television. We all have Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Vudu...and that's it. All the movies without any propaganda. :-) The sooner you ditch your MSM programming, the sooner they don't have an impact.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:39 AM
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I love having members here wrap themselves in the parent like attitude and telling others to calm down.

Please daddy, can you tell me how to react and respond then????



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:39 AM
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well, since this is just beoming an offtopic love fest, I will say Netflix has a ton of great documentaries on there. Its all on the person to choose what they watch



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:40 AM
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Those poor paper targets.
My heart just hurts.......................................

And what about knives then??? They were designed to inflict damage. Outlaw them then, huh??



Figured the Anti's would have been out sooner.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:41 AM
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Excellent point. They also don't send soldiers into war with a honda accord to kill people.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:41 AM
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Nope, strike three, your out.

I know of MANY people that shoot targets, only to shoot targets. Would not hunt to save their lives.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:41 AM
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Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
Why do people shoot targets? To get better at inflicting accurate physical harm. Same with hunting for sport. There is no honor in shooting animals for sport and not for use of food.


Well, skeet shooting always seemed like fun. thats gameplay there.
Target practice to me seems like basically just making sure your aim lines up well enough.for skeet shooting


As far as hunting for sport...thats lame. yes, eat and wear what you kill, else..don't kill it. If you must "Sport hunt" for the fun and feeling all brave...fight a bear with a swiss army knife...then you will get my props should you win...total hands down well done.
sniping a bear at half a mile away though isn't brave, manly, or anything...thats just retarded.



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:42 AM
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Originally posted by milkyway12
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I like how the 3 most dangerous countries to live in are Australia , New Zealand , and the United Kingdom. Who of which do not permit guns to be owned.


Can you prove that stat? I would think that living somewhere in Somalia or Iraq would have to be far more dangerous than in a place where they stop for tea!



posted on Apr, 6 2012 @ 11:43 AM
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Originally posted by SaturnFX
You know.
I went to this lil island once off the coast of england. St. Thomas was it? Anyhow, there are no cars there..not sure if its banned, or just simply not there out of custom, but ultimately people got around on horse or bike only.

It was actually absolutely fantastic..of course, that only worked on a tiny island...still, you could stumble around drunk and not worry about being run over or get into a car and run someone else over. Of course you could try to ride a bike, and learn the joys of skinned kneecaps and arms..but otherwise...what a wonderful little bubble.

Yes, I know the point of this thread. the lets remove guns thing was a silly thread, this is a silly thread..but, if its possible to create little bubble environments with no cars, no guns, etc...well, you find such places exceptionally peaceful.


Mackinaw Island on the Straits in Michigan is the same way. No cars. Horsedrawn buggies and bikes. We could return to a time of no motor vehicles. We have only had them for a tiny fraction of our existence anyway.



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