The Toxic Conversation About Guns | SlowFacts
Read the whole thing. Very good. Very well written.The Toxic Conversation About Guns
April 14, 2013
It is a well worn cliché that sex and religion are forbidden subjects at dinner parties. Well, add gun-rights to the list! Why is self-defense such a toxic subject that people usually talk past each other when they try to discuss it? That subject may be your passion or violence may be your biggest fear, but that means you are a small minority. Here is one reason we can’t communicate. Most people have only a vague opinion about violence, self-defense and firearms. They know what they read in the headlines. Culture changes when we move the majority to our side one small step at a time.