This is a discussion on Now I know why they want to ban guns in NY within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Rights vs. entitlements: I have the right to speak. I have the right to arms. I have the right to worship. I cannot mandate that ...
Rights vs. entitlements:
I have the right to speak. I have the right to arms. I have the right to worship.
I cannot mandate that someone help me voice my opinion. I don't expect free guns and ammo. If my specific faith has no temple, there is no state mandate that it be provided.
I have the right to own a home. By virtue of my contract, the bank has the right to repossess it should I fail to meet my obligations.
"and suddenly I can not hold back my sword hand's anger"
That's a rather old-fashioned and outmoded attitude you and I share, Daddy... we gotta get with the times...
We're almost "quaint"... like Mennonites with steel-wheeled buggies...
"Who is to say that I am not an instrument of karma? Indeed, who is to say that I am not the very hand of God himself, dispatched by the Almighty to smite the Philistines and hypocrites, to lay low the dishonest and corrupt, and to bust the jawbone of some jackass that so desperately deserves it?"