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  •  I don't see the equivalency, for any number of (1+ / 0-)
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    limpidglass

    reasons, but the main being the biological imperative of the human organisn to engage in mind altering experiences. How many thousands and thousand of years longer did we evolve in the presence of naturally occuring substances like alcohol (and I don't mean to use longevity as an excuse here, merely as an explanation) than the mere sliver of time that we have spent trying to figure out how to co exist with explosive weapons?

    I don't know about you, but the years I spent locked up helped me learn that the mere act of making things illegal is a great way to force folks to focus very carefully on their behavior.

    There can be no protection locally if we're content to ignore the fact that there are no controls globally.

    by oldpotsmuggler on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 05:22:35 PM PST

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