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Gun Nation

14 Apr

Defending the right of United States citizens to buy semi-automatic rifles or carry concealed weapons is akin to denying any human responsibility for climate change. Rational arguments are not the point. No matter how many schoolchildren are gunned down or what the scientific evidence may be for the effects of carbon dioxide emissions, people will not change beliefs that define their identity.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/american-second-amendment-national-identity-by-ian-buruma-2018-03

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Posted by on April 14, 2018 in North America

 

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