Date: Dec 16, 2012 3:27 PM
Author: Louis Talman
Subject: Re: Would effective gun control laws be 'unacceptable social<br> engineering'?

On Sat, 15 Dec 2012 18:42:15 -0700, GS Chandy <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:

> [Why not work towards creating a world that is generally law-abiding
> instead of generally lawless, which seems to be the case today. Ah yes,
> would that be considered to be 'social engineering' by some?]


Aspiring to such a world is admirable.

Working toward such a world might even be thought saintly.

Believing that such a world can come to be is, quite simply, naiveté.

No schema for society that is based upon a change in human nature can ever
be successful.

- --Lou Talman

Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver
<http://rowdy.msudenver.edu/~talmanl>