By Tom Knighton
I understand a lot of people don’t like guns. I know a lot of people want to ban at least certain types of firearms. And I acknowledge their arguments, and I know where most of them are coming from.
But it doesn’t make those arguments any less stupid.
Then, you have to consider how little most people understand about guns or gun owners.
I mean, when you have people trying to use art as activism – something that people have done for eons, most likely – and they don’t even understand the subject, you get a weird situation. They do things like this:
Words are weird. Sometimes they sound the same, but have two completely different meanings. Other times they’re even spelled the same, but are defined separately. When talking about a recent project involving photography and firearms, local artist Keith D’Angelo focuses on the irony of the word “shoot.”
“It’s really interesting the similarities between photography and firearms, down to the word ‘shoot,’” he said. “You shoot a camera and you shoot a gun, but they have completely different intentions. When you shoot a gun, especially a high-powered rifle, it’s to end life. When you shoot a picture, you want to …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms