To be clear, I take utilitarianism to mean the idea that the price you pay for something is determined by its utility – this is the core of utilitarianism.
The utilitarian argument against gun control is that you can’t know what a gun is for before you buy one. But that doesn’t mean you can’t think about the value of a gun before you buy one. The utilitarian argument against taxes is that you can’t know what a tax is for before you ask a friend for it. But that doesn’t mean you can’t think about the cost of a tax before you ask a friend for it.
This is what makes the topic of gun control so controversial. It’s not because gun control is bad. It’s because it’s not just about guns. This is why I find it hard to really understand the opposition to gun control. I mean, let’s be real, if you’re worried about gun violence, you should be worried about violent crime.
I personally dont agree that gun control is for the benefit of the individual, its to prevent a mass murder. This isn’t to say a person should not own a gun, or that guns shouldnt be used to protect one’s home or family, but rather that their use should be limited. For instance, if I wanted to murder someone, I could always shoot them in the head, but I would have to do so before they could react in any way that could justify the violence.
Gun control is a very tricky subject to talk about. Its not as simple as just buying a gun, and that’s certainly true for our current society. Its complicated because, while guns are a necessary evil, they can also be a very powerful tool. And, in the world that we live in, the ease with which they can be used for criminal purposes is so widespread that it has become commonplace for criminals to get guns.
The problem with gun control is that it’s very easy to talk about. The most famous and controversial example of gun control is the 1994 law that banned semi-automatic assault rifles and shotguns from the streets of America. It was a very controversial law because it was clearly an infringement of gun rights. However, the gun control advocates argued that it would help solve violent crime and keep guns out of the hands of criminals. It was a “bend over” to the right wing.
The same goes for everything in life, from the living to the dead. One thing that happened to me that stuck with me most of my life is that I have a huge pile of money and I’ve been a millionaire for a long time. I’ve been going out of business for years. When I was making some money, I got into a real estate deal. I live in a small house with four kids and I got married one night and she said, “It’s my baby.
That is a lot of money to be married into. In a way, it is a lot of money to lose. Ive been a millionaire for long enough that I have lots of money and yet I have no idea how to spend it. Most of my money goes to charity, so a lot of it goes into buying clothes. Ive been buying expensive clothes for the kids, but I used to go to the mall and buy the same clothes I was buying at the mall.
Of course, if you’re married into a super rich person you have to deal with all the same problems you would deal with if you’re married into a middle-class person. You can’t buy a $20 pair of jeans, so you have to go to a thrift store and buy the same pair you’re used to buying in the mall.