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A world without guns

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Oleg Volk, May 10, 2007.

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  1. Oleg Volk

    Oleg Volk Moderator Emeritus

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    Oleg, you ROCK, sir!:cool: :cool:
     
  3. Waywatcher

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    I imagine a world without guns having a lot of swords. Again. :p
     
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    I for one would never consider joining any kind of combat arms service branch.

    Ever seen Brave Heart??:what:
     
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    Caesar lived in a world without guns. You remember him? He was the guy they stabbed to death.
     
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    Absolutlely most excellent.

    NukemJim
     
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    I think this sums up the purpose of self defense arms perfectly.

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    Rick
     
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    we emerged from a world without guns, I hope that anyone who has read any history would not want to go back a thousand yrs. Probably be a world full of Charlie Mansons, mass stabbings every day.

    a world without drugs would be the answer to most of the worlds problems.
     
  9. Ala Dan

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    "A World Without Guns"

    Nice thought, but I can't forsee it ever working~! :uhoh:

    If in todays society, before the return of Jesus Christ every law abiding
    citizen (and maybe some not so law abiding types) laid down their arms; I
    believe there still would be armed gangs, pirates of the high sea's, and a
    few armed dictators world wide. :scrutiny: :eek:
     
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    Great job again Oleg. The disparity between the hand sizes is a nice touch.
     
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    Huh? You must be kidding?

    No painkillers, heart meds or insulin would make the world a better place?

    Or are you you using it the sense of an alcohol, caffeine, THC, etc?

    I dont think the world would be better off in either circumstance...
     
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    Nice!

    but you are missing a word.. "Again?" :what:

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    I agree with my friend Waywatcher, as DRUG's are a big problem;
    NOT guns~! ;) :D
     
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    Neither guns nor drugs are any problem at all.

    People misusing guns is a problem.

    and

    People misusing drugs is a problem.
     
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    Another excellent work, Oleg.

    (I really want to find out the plans for that paracord bracelet. I weave paracord for knife fobs, etc., but haven't found the plans for that design.)
     
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    We tried a world without guns for like 5,000 years.

    It didn't work.

    So, we invented guns.

    The result isn't utopia, but it's a heck of a lot better.
     
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    As I once said to an anti-gun nitwit in usenet:

    "You want a world with no guns?

    In other words, you want a world ruled absolutely by large, strong men with swords and clubs?

    I think we tried that once.

    They called it 'The Dark Ages'."
     
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    Imagine a word without Oleg Volk.

    Godd job.
     
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    I love the concept, but at a glance, the small fist does not look like it's opposing or being overpowered by the larger one. It looks more like the urban/sports knuckle-touch version of a high-five, as in "Yay! A World Without Guns! We did it!" etc.

    I think a tight shot of a large muscle-bound arm with a woman's neck and chest filling the frame in a headlock, strained fingers clutching futilely at the arm, and just her mouth (in a grimace) and chin visible at the top of the frame would be more effective.

    I suppose it works if the initial misapprehension is what you want, that the fists look like "unity" or congratulatory at frst, then you realize what is really meant as the viewer reads the bottom text. But I think with visual media like this you've got just a split second to make your point and the viewer needs to be beaten over the head with it.
     
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    Awesome image by Oleg Volk, and that is an awesome article by Dave Kopel.

    I wish folks could see what they are actually wishing for.
     
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    I like it. But it needs the definite article, "the" before "strong." That is, "The strong molest the weak."
     
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    Well done again, Oleg.... :cool:

    ...or maybe a large hand around a small throat...

    Now THAT'S scary.... :what:
     
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    I will re-shoot that image with the large hand around the tiny wrist instead. Straight up size comparison isn't working. Will try to refine the captions, if possible.
     
  25. AJ Dual

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    How about:

    IMAGINE A WORLD WITHOUT GUNS!


    (image)


    - The strong dominate the weak.
    - The man overpowers the woman.
    - The young abuse the old.
    - The predator overcomes the child.

    The gun IS EQUALITY. The gun IS CIVILIZATION.​
     
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