RayTheBest, on 12 January 2013 - 06:13 AM, said:
Well, you don't need cars by the same rationale. You just have to limit your life style within your local areas. However, I think it would be just plain silly to do so.
Guns and alcohols or cars are completely different matters. Guns doesn't improve our life style at all. Having some beer with your friends after work can actually be beneficial to you mentally and socially. Well, if you don't drink at all and want to argue that alcohol is unncessary, your opinion should be respected IMHO and I wouldn't say too much against it.
Also, I have already mentioned that we can just make hiring sport guns legal so that if you want to go for a shooting or hunting, you can just hire one from registered offices. We just need to ban the private possession of the guns.
Remember, this is your rationale, not mine. It is interesting that you're rationalizing your own comforts as necessities. You should totally emphasize with gun owners since they do the same exact thing. Alcohol isn't beneficiary. Not in any single way. It's fucking awesome, but it's not beneficiary. You want it to be, because you like it. I like it too. But you're rationalizing it as something more because you made an insane argument (needs = what we're allowed to have), and you're trying to stick with it by making drinking beers with your friends as beneficial to mental health. Alcohol is a fun activity. Kind of like shooting guns. It's also dangerous (kind of like shooting guns). In the wrong hands, it can kill people (kind of like shooting guns).
Also, "guns don't improve our lifestyle at all," is completely narrow minded, and probably a case of you thinking your lifestyle represents everybody's lifestyle. You live in the suburbs, or the city? Me too. We don't need
guns. I agree. I don't own one either. But try living in the country, taking care of a homestead, or a farm without a rifle. Renting from an office? Try getting in your car, renting a rifle, and getting back home in time to stop a bear, or a coyote from killing the livestock that puts money and food on your families table. A gun is much closer to a necessity to those people than you drinking with your retarded friends.
Edited by Oliver's Tears, 12 January 2013 - 01:36 PM.