I’m sorry to stick current events in here, but I spent 26 years on the university campus around 35,000 hormonal hung over teenagers, and this one spoke to the kinds of thoughts I and lots of others around me had.
- I think about the staggering number of people on a college campus—15,000, 30,000, 50,000.
- Who are the good guys?
- Who are the bad guys?
- How can you tell the difference?
- I think about rape, already rampant on campuses (read Jon Krakauer’s MISSOULA), with the added bonus of a perfectly acceptable firearm to intimidate the victim.
- I think about questions to ask teachers:
- Do you want to carry a gun? Do your peers?
- Where would you keep your gun in the day-to-day—office, desk drawer, briefcase, purse, suit pocket, under the dais?
- How do you feel about standing exposed before a roomful of students carrying concealed firearms?
- How will you feel when meeting alone with a student in your office, with the door closed, if you think he/she is carrying?
- I think about skill and ability with weapons.
- How do I know you’ve had enough training?
- How do I know you’ve had
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