Why do we find it so hard to do?

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You’re at a party and somebody goes to the front door and says they’re heading out.  They have been drinking.  You ask them if they’re okay to get home and they say, “Oh, I’m actually walking.  I thought I’d walk home and use this gun to randomly shoot at passing cars on the way home.”

What would your reaction be?  You’d stop them right. Or call the police if you couldn’t stop them.

Same scenario.  You’re at a party and somebody goes to the front door and says they’re heading out.  They have been drinking.  You ask them if they’re okay to get home and they say, “I’m fine.  I only had a few and it’s only a couple miles on back roads.”

What would your reactions be?  Be honest with yourself.  It doesn’t make you a bad person to hesitate. Even now, I would probably hesitate for just a second.  As a society we see guns as weapons and cars as tools.

The real difference between the two scenarios is that it takes a person to load a bullet in a gun to make it a lethal weapon.  It takes a loaded person to turn a car into a lethal weapon.

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