"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"…"
"Hmmm...the context of how she said that "in passing" would help. But it sounds like you could be setting yourself up for a "you're such a good friend" kind of conversation from her.
Maybe just take a few weeks or months to…"
"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…"
"Great advice already on here from Tim & Nick.
If there was any more to add for myself personally I always find it a struggle to try and be a 'true' friend to a girl that I have/had deep feelings for. This is because I have ended up…"
"I know you didn't forbid her to do anything. I know this because you can't do it period. At the end of the day people have the right to make their own decisions. For me, I've been both the friend and the boyfriend of the girl with the…"
So a previous post of mine brought up an interesting debate. Is it okay to hang out with people of the opposite gender while you are in a relationship? What are the limits to this? Is it okay in a group setting but not one-on-one? Is it okay in public but not private? Does it matter if you know this other person? I can't possibly come up with all the possible scenarios on here so feel free to come up with different ones.The final topic of discussion for this is what would you do if you…See More
"I would first and foremost like to thank you gentlemen for all of your advice. In order to put this thing to rest I'll let you know the decision that I made:
The ex really is an absolutely amazing person. We get along really well…"
"JQA's statement here would require a bit of effort to understand.
First we have to zone in and imagine the time, place and circumstance.
Secondly we should try to understand Why is he saying this, what does he want to achieve? Is he criticising…"