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Changing Perceptions

Changing Perceptions… “I’m not going to shoot”. “Ok…you are under no obligation to shoot” “I don’t even want to touch the gun…do I need to have one to go through the scenario?” “Um, no…you don’t…but you will be at a serious disadvantage should you need one.” “Thats ok…I don’t believe people other than the...

The Pocket Gun

The pocket gun… This seems to be an interesting point of contention among the weapons aficionados out there. Some seem to think the whole concept is ludicrous… no self respecting Yosemite Sam would dare cary anything other than a full size firearm. (That, and a minimum of three extra magazines…. thank you very much)....

Reflections on the 4th of July

Reflections on the 4th, As you read this the Fourth of July celebrations are behind us. The bunting has been removed from the eves and the flags that fly occasionally next to our neighbors garage doors have been placed back into storage until the next celebration or catastrophe mandates that our feeling of national...

TRUST

Trust. The great contemporary political philosopher Francis Fukuyama wrote that our foundations of society are based fundamentally on “Trust”. Societies that have strong “trust” traditions tend to last, while societies that have weak “trust” traditions tend to self-implode and become dominated by their more dynamic “trusting” neighbors. Those of you who are reading this...