Comment: If you march unarmed, you are a better man than I.

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If you march unarmed, you are a better man than I.

I don't like guns much either;because, frankly, I'm a lousy shot and never seem to have time or money to get better. However, I'm going with a loaded 12 gauge shotgun. They are easy to use and it is pretty hard to miss at close range. I also want to exact a price if anyone ever breaks into my home.

However, more important than carrying a gun is the willingness to use deadly force, either to protect yourself or others. I know a lot of gun enthusiasts who cower at the thought of such a thing. Fear is the biggest enemy anyone can face, but it can also be your friend, if you use it wisely to protect your life and the lives of others.

"I want both the Hindus and Mussalmans [Muslims] to cultivate the cool courage to die without killing. But if one has not that courage, I want him to cultivate the art of killing and being killed rather than, in a cowardly manner, flee from danger. For the latter, in spite of his flight, does commit mental himsa. He flees because he has not the courage to be killed in the act of killing."

Mahatma Gandhi