This is a discussion on Willing to kill vs willing to die? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I am in no way willing to die... I will however kill anyone who tries to make it so....
Stack 2 is bigger than 3 - There are more things for which I'd kill than die for
Stack 3 is bigger than stack 2 - There are more things for which I'd die than kill
Stack 2 and 3 are equal
There's nothing in stack 2 or 3 - if I'm willing to die for it, I'm willing to kill
I'm not willing to die or kill for anything
I am in no way willing to die... I will however kill anyone who tries to make it so.
I would rather die with good men than hide with cowards
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I've seen something similar. It goes like this.
Would you ever hit your spouse?
Would you hit her for a thousand dollars?
How about ten thousand?
How about a million dollars? Would you slug her then?
What if she said "It's OK honey, we could really use the money."?
"The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come." ~ Confucius
I really dont understand the poll...but i will say i will protect myself & my loved ones by any means necessary...if someone is stealing my property they better not threaten me...if they do then all bets off..
If dying is required to protect my family, I will surely do it, but I won't go alone. The whole bundle of lead gets unhooked before I cash in. At least, that would be the desired procedure.
The only thing that I'm willing to die for that I won't kill for is my faith in Christ. Other than that if I'll die for it I'll kill for it, and frankly I can't think of anything that I would rather die for than kill for. If I love them, or it, that much I want to be here to enjoy them (or it).
"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other ******* die for his."
― George S. Patton Jr.
I understand the survey, took a few reads to get it. I don't think there needs to be choices however. To me it simply comes down to you are either willing to kill or not and if you are you most certainly are willing to die.
If we are speaking in the legal sense then the law in each state defines that you can only "kill" for the purpose of self defense or yourself or loved ones.
"One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation."
--Thomas B. Reed, American Attorney
Second Amendment -- Established December 15, 1791 and slowly eroded ever since What happened to "..... shall not be infringed."
If I have made the decision to use deadly force against another than I have already made the choice to die as a result. It is the main reason for implementing deadly force. The fear of death or serious bodily injury for you or your loved ones.
The 1911 is an antiquated weapons system but then again, so am I.
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I've been there and done that.
It really depends on what your belief is at the time.
And I really don't think you can come to an intelligent decision until the situation is in your face.
"Western civilization didn't make all men equal,
Samuel Colt did"
I may be misunderstanding some of the responses, but some people seem to be confusing the phrases "willing to die" and "want to die" - those are very different in my opinion.
There are only a couple of things that I would be willing to kill for - my country and my loved ones - and I would die for them as well. Personally, I cannot justify being willing to kill for something that I am not willing to die for, and vice versa.
Last edited by suntzu; May 17th, 2012 at 03:04 PM. Reason: I hope that came out right.It is meant to be a positive statement.
I voted #1
I am much more willing to kill than die. I don't plan on doing either, but am much more comfortable with the aftermath of killing another than the aftermath of being killed. Maybe it's just me.
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
Is this a Mensa test??
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