posted on Jul, 27 2012 @ 06:54 PM
reply to post by chr0naut
first, lets establish that guns exist. And because guns exist, they represent the currently best option for someone to use as a threat against you.
further, as a tool for hunting it is unparalleled. it represents what is still a fair way to allow man to continue the human heritage of hunting. of
course, you can bow hunt. that is not my choice, but i can see why some choose it. but, that is beside the point.
so, if we can establish that it is possible to have a gun used against you, either by individual or by government, then lets move on...
...as a human, do you have a right to life? i would suppose the answer to this is obvious, yes? i know that i assert MY right to life. therefore, i
assert my right to defend that life, to preserve it. if i don't, then i don't assert any right to life therefore, since the current standard for a
the tool of death is a gun, it stands to reason that the person who doesn't have one has the highest risk of being a victim.
I have already established, i refuse to ever b a victim of anything than my own stupidity or lack of foresight. a victim is a person who doesn't
have the foresight to prevent their personal tragedy, and wants to relinquish responsiblity for that failure to someone else (either the authority, or
therefore, since i find being a victim repugnant, i also find putting myself in a position where i could be a victim equally repugnant. plus, i like
to hunt, i like to be connect with that very small part of me that is actually human.