Originally Posted by ;Warchild
I gave up trying to explain things to close minded people a long time ago. In all matters of opinion, debate is futile. If I were to be asked now "Why are you carrying a gun?" I'd probably just shrug my shoulders and reply "Why not?" and walk off, failing to stick around for the retort.
Not all who ask the question do so from a closed mind.
When you fire off a retort, do so with the same care you fire off a bullet.
Your audience is not only your questioner, but all within earshot, and all that those people will tell the story to. The proverbial ripples in a pond.