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Response to DanTex (Reply #16)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 03:15 PM

30. All of which is true.

So over the years when I have seen the amazed reaction to American violence, outside of the US, it's because of the injuries caused by guns? That makes sense. We really are talking about two things here: guns, and economic inequality.

The US is actually not that violent per capita.

Before I even go on, I am totally in favor of fewer guns. I'm not going to go through contortions to try and figure out whether the world would be better if armed or not. I just feel that in this time in history, we should not be needing guns for protection from other humans.

My bottom line is that if we go in a direction which includes giving everyone a living wage, guaranteed, we would be improving the lives of people. That alone is all I'm talking about. They'll be less likely to be degenerate, as a rule. There will always be pricks.

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