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I almost wish the theory with Mayan calendar was true
Well, okay, and, please, I'd like the "bang," not the "whimper," preceded by any, or all, of: "amen," "amin," "selah," "jai Ram," "insha'Allah," "om mani padme hum," or, "tat tvam asi."
"We live in a world ruled by fictions: mass merchandising, advertising, politics as advertising, instant translation of science, technology, into popular imagery, increasing blur of identity in realms of consumer goods, preempting any free, original, imaginative, response to experience by the television screen. We live in an enormous novel. For a writer it's less necessary to invent a novel's fictional content: fiction's already there. A writer's task is to invent a reality." J. G. Ballard, 1974
Although interesting trivia: the word "vindaloo" comes from Portuguese "vinho alho", literally meaning "wine & garlic". Something Portuguese showed them in order to trade wine for stuff like silk and spices.
Over time the Indian dish evolved, wine got replaced by vinegar for economic reasons, combined with the fact that Indians like to make stuff insanely spicy.
There is no good response to the argument. There are people that are pro-gun, people that are anti-gun. The fact of the matter is the anti-gun nuts are using this as an opportunity to push the anti gun agenda to tick of the pro gun nuts and not a single person from either side ever makes a compelling rational argument that takes into account all relevant facts. (Most nut jobs leave off information that doesn't support their argument).
Now if you really want to discuss something important, let's discuss using their vs. his or her, or alternating gender pronouns. Because, well, we are likely to solve that problem a lot sooner.
There is a clear and rational argument. Criminals can only get guns if society gives them access, through people having them. The cases where a gun makes someone safer, are very rare and dwarfed by the number of kids shot in the US. But, I agree, and indeed said, that a time like this, when emotions are high, is a dumb time to try to make that case.
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Not really, it sure restricts the crime with guns involved.
and I dont think it serve any purpose when general population is allowed guns. if a criminal come at you with a gun, you are done, it doent matter if you have gun in your house - in a locker. but it can be deadly when common man who is angry and frustrated and that man has a gun.