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  •  Our arguments won't really work on each (1+ / 0-)
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    other because I don't think anyone should have guns. I personally think that the value of life has sunk so low that they should not be an option for defense.  I am not saying that it was always that way, but that is the way it is now, IMO. Anything I say to you will seem extreme. Which is why I normally don't come in these diaries, but I guess I couldn't resist the local news.

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    by kirbybruno on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 05:06:03 PM PST

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    •  Are you okay with the police and the military (5+ / 0-)

      having guns?

      By the Collision of different Sentiments, Sparks of Truth are struck out, and political Light is obtained. - Benjamin Franklin

      by oldpunk on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 07:51:30 PM PST

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    •  I'm not sure I understand what you mean here... (5+ / 0-)

      Because I'm reading it as saying that human life is of so little value that, in any case in which the available options are a violent death ordefending one's life with a firearm, (and, yes, with a significant chance that one's attacker will die) the victim's death is the better outcome.

      That point of view is so morally offensive to me that I don't want to attribute it to anyone, especially not erroneouly.

      Is this really what you're saying?


      "It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees." -- Emiliano Zapata Salazar
      "Dissent is patriotic. Blind obedience is treason." --me

      by Leftie Gunner on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 08:44:56 PM PST

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