Guns or Swords
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06-09-2005, 04:46 PM
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Re: Guns or Swords
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Has anyone ever seen one of the last scenes of
The Last Samuri
(spell?). Well thats how I feel about guns. All of those men fighting with swords and honor then a chaingun is opened up on them. I wanted to kill everyone of them :mad: . I think that if you use a gun it's because you don't feel you can win at close range combat with a sword, your afraid to get hurt. Now I'm not saying that every army should abandone their guns and fight with swords. I just think that swords command more respect.
Do any of you people actually know what kind of socially backwards and injust society the samurai stood for?
The Last Samurai
is pure fiction. There was a samurai rebellion against the reform, but they
And what's honourable about feigning retreat and leading your enemy into a fire trap anyway? Seems kinda sneaky and
honourable to me. Not that honour means much beyond the right to decapitate a peasant in the street...
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