Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Trigger/Button mental experiment

Let’s imagine that a device called The Button is developed which would instantly warp-transport an attacker to a jail cell for further investigation and trial. You have the Button and the Concealed Weapon on you. What would you do in … Continue reading

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Hand-weapons, freedom and democracy: Pericles’ view

At the end of the first year of Peloponnesian War in 430 BC, on the funeral of those who have been killed in the war, a great Athenian statesmen Pericles gave his famous speech which summarized what made the spirit … Continue reading

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Europeans and Guns

Oppressed by their Socialist Governments, Europeans have to sublimate their secret, guilty desires on the cat walk, not in the gun stores, like free people do: Philipp Plein’s collection at Milan Fashion Week

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The 2nd Amendment: an open American wound (It’s not the guns, it’s love of them)

Last week we were witnessing a resurgence of the gun-activists’ rhetoric in response to the national debates on ending domestic mass-killings and armed violence. Surprisingly (not really), the main concern of the pro-gun discourse was not the violence itself, but … Continue reading

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Cry Baby Cry, or a not-WASP, not-minority view on the upcoming inauguration #1

Now, in the wake of the upcoming Obama’s inauguration, when the dust and fog of electoral battles got settled, and euphoria or bitterns of the victory or defeat faded away, time has come to assess the meaning and consequences of … Continue reading

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