1st June 23:27
Rampage at Virginia Tech and the "Right to Bear Arms"
I wonder why I haven't heard anyone discuss these obvious questions?:
Thirty people in a classroom should be able to simultaneously attack
and subdue one person with a gun, either hitting him with chairs or
using their bare hands. Why couldn't they do that?! Are we too
individualistic as a culture, and not used to working as a team? Was
everyone thinking about how to protect themselves, and not how to
protect the group as a whole? The teacher who barred his door seems to
have had the right idea, perhaps because of his prior experience with
We frequently hear about guns being used to commit crimes (including
the crime of unilaterally attacking Afghanistan and Iraq). Why don't
we ever hear about guns being used (other than by the police) to do
something good, such as defend people against criminals? It appears to
me that, whatever the reason for allowing people to own guns, it isn't
working! The Second Amendment is either obsolete, or has been
Who can answer these questions?
I am working on creating wildlife habitat that is off-limits to
humans ("pure habitat"). Want to help? (I spent the previous 8
years fighting auto dependence and road construction.)
Please don't put a cell phone next to any part of your body that you are fond of!