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A Gun Free Utopia

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by nc-1701, Jan 25, 2008.

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What would you choose?

  1. Remove all guns

    41.7%
  2. Don't remove guns

    51.5%
  3. Other?

    6.8%
  1. nc-1701

    nc-1701 bombombedum

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    Suppose for an instant you could eliminate all guns from the face of the Earth.

    That is military, civilian, police, everything, and nobody could ever make or use guns again. No other technology is affected, so we still have nukes, computers, missiles, and lets say heavy military guns. Like those on tanks, airplanes etc. are unaffected. But no guns that are small enough to be carried will exist.


    Would you do it? Or would you make everyone keep their guns? Remember no criminals will have any guns either, nor will terrorists etc.

    So what do you do? Poll coming...
     
  2. Arwon

    Arwon

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    Eliminate the small arms trade?

    Brilliant.
     
  3. Enkidu Warrior

    Enkidu Warrior Ultramagnetic

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    Yes I would.
     
  4. BasketCase

    BasketCase Username sez it all

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    Eliminate guns, and the world will be run by those with the toughest fists, sharpest claws, and nastiest fangs.

    I've seen how things work on Animal Planet, and my reply to that lifestyle is:

    No thanks.
     
  5. scherbchen

    scherbchen well that can´t be good

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    What is up with the gun-nuts today? Do you really WANT the attention you are craving for?

    Yes get rid of them ffs. Let me see... would I rather have an accidental stab at my skull with a dagger or with a 9mm bullet? hmmm.... I think I'll take the one that doesn't leave an exit wound the size of 1/3 of my skull, thank you. If somebody wants to kill me, he could do it with a pen or a spoon. The end result will be the same (unless I had a gun! haha! please note the sarcasm). If I threw a spoon by accident at my daughter, because I thought she was a robber, she might be really mad at me for a week. But she'd live.

    Guns stink. Grow a pair.
     
  6. nc-1701

    nc-1701 bombombedum

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    QFT!


    In my opinion guns give power to easily. Any freaking emo kid can get enough firepower to kill a dozen innocent people each of which is a thousend times better than him. I mean nobody can stop you from being violent, but with guns just anybody can do a lot of damage. With other weapons I mean sure I can spend 20 years training with knives and fists, and become tough enough to kill dozens of people before I get taken out. But your average emo kid can't.

    It's like capitalism. Now you have to actually work for the ability to hurt innocent people.
     
  7. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    Might as well put a band aid on a eviscerated man.
     
  8. Narz

    Narz keeping it real

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    If the poll were to eliminate guns + all weapons more advanced than guns I'd vote yeah, get rid of them. But if the world's military's can still have large guns than civilians at least oughta be able to have small ones!
     
  9. bhsup

    bhsup Deity

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    cold dead hands...
     
  10. Narz

    Narz keeping it real

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    Those w/ the most financial "firepower" under capitalism never have to work a day in their lives if they know how to manage their money right. ;)
     
  11. Irish Caesar

    Irish Caesar Yellow Jacket

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    They're very good at reducing the nuisance deer population, though... bowhunting is so much more likely to leave the poor things wounded if you're not good enough at it.

    If there was some way to keep them for hunting and for sport, perhaps?

    In addition, it would be nice to have some sort of ranged defense weapon. You know, for those potential "held at knifepoint" situations.
     
  12. kulade

    kulade Deity

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    If you would take away all guns, the first man to reinvent the gun becomes God...
     
  13. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall High Elven Ghost Agent

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    A Gun Free Utopia?!

    No thank you.
     
  14. nc-1701

    nc-1701 bombombedum

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    God has forever prevented the creation of guns.

    Why? Then your Karate would actually give you power.
     
  15. Elrohir

    Elrohir RELATIONAL VALORIZATION

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    I'm better at shooting guns than swinging swords. So, no.
     
  16. Gilder

    Gilder Deity

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    So are cars, at least in my state.:mischief:

    I say we bring back duels, and swords.
     
  17. kulade

    kulade Deity

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    If God prevented the creation of guns, he might as well go one step further and make everything else perfect...
     
  18. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Stupid idea; don't remove guns.

    If this is somehow meant to show that guns are good and everyone should have one, you fail.
     
  19. JollyRoger

    JollyRoger Slippin' Jimmy Supporter

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    Same saying goes for those advocationg a Latina-maid-free utopia.
     
  20. m4gill4

    m4gill4 King

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    If somebody, somehow, could eliminate all guns from the face of the earth, that would be an accomplishment.

    Of course, then, the first ***hole to re-invent guns would rule the world.

    Utopias are nice to think about, but always remember that some ***hole will always come around and screw things up for everybody.
     

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