posted on Jun, 27 2013 @ 06:21 PM
reply to post by WhiteAlice
Thats precisely the point. Anything, in the hands of a person who has a) trained to kill, b) thought about it for more than six seconds a day for any
number of days, c) psychopaths, sociopaths, and the like, can be, and probably will be used as a weapon.
Heck, why even weild a weapon? You could mangle a persons skull pretty well by throwing them against the corner of a building, or snap a spine by
tipping a person over backwards against a walled in flower bed. Heck, you could push a person down some stairs and break near enough every bone in
thier body if you do it properly. I do not believe Bloomberg will ban stairs, since I am fairly sure that fire code requires emergancy alternatives to
the lifts in the event of an emergancy evacuation.
Human existence is shot through with risk. If you walk across the street, eat tuna from a can, eat raw vegetables, eat red meat, interact with people
you have never met, or visit places you have never been, or for that matter step outside your own domain often enough to be considered anything other
than a hermit, you are at some manner of risk. Without regular risk and reward, ones psychopathology is altered, because the neurochemical activity of
the brain changes. Human minds have been working on the risk/reward, fight or flight response since before we even lost our tails to evolution. They
are a fundamental part of the way our brain chemistry is supposed to behave, and messing around with those to the degree that Bloomberg wishes to,
means that the people living under his "care" are going to be the most risk averse, fear based, terrorised people the world has ever known.
If he wraps up every dinner knife in four inches of pipe lagging to ensure it cannot accidentally harm anyone, and bans oxygen because technically an
over abundance of O2 can cause oxygen toxicity syndrome, then the people under his control will cease to live a human life. The man has either not the
intelligence and education to understand how fundamental his idiocy is, or knows how much of a prize wally he is being, but does not care so long as
it gains him re-election (by plying for the psychologically maladjusted vote in this manner, he is pretty much garunteeing himself further terms in