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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

Curt Howland <Howland@priss.com> writes:

> Non-sequiter. Mere "gun use" is in no way anti-social. I can use a 
> fire-extinguisher to crush someone's skull in, the largest mass 
> murder in American history was perpetrated with airplanes. Neither of 
> these acts reflects upon fire-extinguishers or airplanes, or the 
> people who own or use them daily.
> Even more important, guns, fire-extinguishers and airplanes do not 
> have "behavior", they are inanimate objects entirely subjet to the 
> will of the individual wielding them. This is an important 
> distinction often lost in the emotionally heated debate over 
> prohibition.

The same is true for drugs and other controlled substances.  Would you
vote making them freely available?


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