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Old 04-09-2013, 03:55 AM
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Hell, that's the reason gun control is so entrenched in Japan.

First off guns were considered western, which the ruling class didn't much care for, and it looks bad to the peasentry if any untrained farmer can knock your noble warrior class Samurai off his horse with one shot from behind a bush.
EXACTLY. Gun control is people control. End of story.
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:07 AM
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First off guns were considered western, which the ruling class didn't much care for, and it looks bad to the peasentry if any untrained farmer can knock your noble warrior class Samurai off his horse with one shot from behind a bush.
Which is also why in the Middle Ages there was a Papal decree banning the use of the crossbow in warfare.
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