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Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.

Started this discussion. Last reply by terry sperling Jun 8, 2013. 66 Replies

I am a Canadian but I follow American news for obvious reasons. I could not help but notice the increase of school shootings being reported. I am just curious what you men have to say about gun or…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonas Ogrefoln Feb 10, 2013. 1 Reply

My life goal is to become the possible man I can be. Standing by what I believe in, supporting my family, protecting things and people dear to me and sacrificing myself if needed.Most people my age I…Continue

 

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Carl Monster replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"It's been a very, very successful tactic, as you can see from the vitriol here."
Jun 8, 2013
John Guy replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"Don't believe 90% of the bvllshit the American media reports. Sensationalizing for Liberal opinion and goals is what they are about."
Jun 8, 2013
JRobert replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"The big problem regarding the 'gun control issue' in the United States as I see it. Lets say %90 of us would agree that we don't want a maniac to be able to walk into a public place and kill a bunch of people, AND we also want to…"
Jun 8, 2013
Liam replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"European martial arts look much the same as their Asia counterparts if you go back far enough. I have several medieval martial art's manuals from Europe and they look like Jujutsu and Karate. Only Okinawa (of the cost of Japan) was effected by…"
Jun 3, 2013
Liam Strain replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
" Out of curiosity, where do you derive this? Which federalist papers, or other primary document provides for even one founder, much less a plurality of them to hold this opinion. Or is this your own assumption regarding what they believed? "
Jun 3, 2013
Ronaldus Magnus replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"The opinion of the founders was that every citizen should be armed with a wepon that was at least equal to the same wepon that the soldiers of the greatest military power in the world possessed. At  that time it was the British, the…"
Jun 3, 2013
Greg Carter replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"Having popcorn and watching this thread was a great idea. Figured I would throw down the two Canadian pennies in my coin jar and weigh in on the topic. I have some friends who both hate and/or fear guns, almost to the point of being irrational,…"
Jun 3, 2013
Tim the Enforcer replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"How judgmental of you...while implying others are judgemental. DoublePlusUnGood."
Mar 1, 2013
Tim the Enforcer replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"While your point is accurate and well stated, actually, they were after both the municipal stockpiles and the individual arms. My point was more in lines of arguing against the "but, but the Second Amendment is about muskets, or something"…"
Mar 1, 2013
Mike Zentz replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"When seconds count the police are minutes away (and I don't trust the police anymore than any enforcer for any other protection racket).Weapons are tools for both offence and defence, without weapons you are a lamb in a flock of lambs."
Feb 21, 2013
Liam Strain replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"As far as I can recall, they were not trying to take muskets away from individuals. They were trying to shut down a larger municipal magazine/armories with cannon, powder and shot stockpiles since he, rightly, feared an armed revolt. The…"
Feb 20, 2013
Tim the Enforcer replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"The musket was the "assault weapon" of its time. It was top military technology of the era. So much so that Old King George III, wanted them confiscated as the colonists were getting uppity. We know where that lead. Oh, and the founders…"
Feb 20, 2013
Claude replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"So much great stuff has been said already, but I'd also like to add this thought. Even people who grow up in countries where its citizens cannot carry guns, so have never had that freedom, should realize how this debate affects them as well. If…"
Feb 20, 2013
The Original Cody replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"I saw this on a t-shirt once... I had to go home and search what the second amendment was to get it.   I got a good chuckle."
Feb 18, 2013
Jonathan Kascenska replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"Some of the best points I've seen made on this topic."
Feb 18, 2013
Rockozt replied to Eric P.'s discussion Your take on weaponry, arms, ect.
"Prob is, the "street punks" can always find a way to obtain a weapon...ANY weapon, not just firearms...and in their zeal to "make it right" idiot legislators make snap judgements lacking common sense, putting more and more…"
Feb 17, 2013

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My life goal is to become the possible man I can be. Standing by what I believe in, supporting my family, protecting things and people dear to me and sacrificing myself if needed.

Most people my age I meet cannot relate to me this way and so I don't have anyone to talk to on the matter of manliness.
I have my own code and my definition by differ but I believe there are many different kids of men. Be it poets, warriors, artisans or stay at home fathers, there are different kind of men.

This may sound strange but since my father was usually at the office when I was younger, I found comfort and teachings from different sources. One of these sources though unorthodox and childish was Japanese Manga (comics). The common theme of fighting and protecting what is dear to you such as beliefs, friends and family were drilled into me after many years.

I played American Football for five years during high school and have to say that it truly molded me into who I am. The comradeship, the passion and the struggle all were amazing and those fives seasons were the best of my life.
Books
Due the Japanese influence on me, I idolize the Samurai, as such my two favorite books are
1. Hagakure
2. The Book of the Five Rings

Please suggest me books!

Many mangas.
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Tropic Thunder
Ghost Dog
First Transformers
Music
Sabaton and ManOwaR are my two favorite metal groups
I especially enjoy 80's rock
Johnny Cash.
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"When does a person die? When they are shot through the chest with a pistol? No. When he suffers from an incurable disease? No. When he eats a soup made out of a poisonous mushroom? No! A person dies when they are forgotten..." Dr. Hiluluk

"Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet." - Gen. Mattis

"I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you fuck with me, I’ll kill you all." - Gen. Mattis

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