OT: Americans love their guns
afriere at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Sep 10 07:15:37 CEST 2003
"Al Kirke" <alkirke1 at comcast.net> wrote in message news:<vCu7b.201587$2x.57934 at rwcrnsc52.ops.asp.att.net>...
> "Nick Vargish" <nav+posts at bandersnatch.org> wrote in message
> news:m3k78j6v5e.fsf at tanelorn.bandersnatch.org...
> > Steve Lamb <grey at despair.dmiyu.org> writes:
> > > Do this simple test. Get an egg timer (or any other timing device).
> > > Now set it to 4, maybe 5 minutes. Now lock yourself in the closet.
> > Counter-test: Imagine your seven-year-old son finding your gun and
> > shooting and killing your five-year-old daughter while you're working
> > in your study.
> Impossible. The son had been taught safe gun handling on
> the pistol range w/ a .22 starting at aged five, and would
> come and tell you that firearm had not been safely stored.
Why is it impossible for someone who has been taught safe gun handling
to shoot and kill someone else? Do they use aversion therapy or
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