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    While normally I think of right handed people as a bunch of self entitled jerks that think the world revolves around them, I have recently become aware that while left handed people represent about 1/9th of the population, they are 1/3rd of child molesters. So, it would follow that the police look at
    the left handed people, first, before looking at the right handed community, No?
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    Default Re: Disturbing Factoid

    Sorry to revive a long dead thread, especially as a first post but -

    While I'm sure it was meant as a joke, ya can't put a whole section of people under enhanced scrutiny just because a disproportionate number of people from that group commit a certain crime. Take race for example. Black people make up 13% of the U.S. population and commit 52% of the murder in the U.S. It would still be an out right attack on liberty, and counter to our nation's ideals, to suggest there should be different weapon laws for particular races. Likewise - Muslims (I fall into that group) commit roughly 6% of the terror attacks in this country while only making up 2% of the population. So should I (a guy who has devoted most of his life to the criminal justice field) be a suspect? Making observations is good. Making selective rules based on them is a VERY slippery slope.

    That said - When I was working traffic, it did seem like A LOT of drivers signed the citation I issued with their LEFT HAND. An observation I made LONG before ever seeing this thread.
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    I would suggest the assertions presented as fact in this short, sad thread ... need to be reviewed.

    Skepticism is required.

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    I think we should just put down this thread and back away...


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    Default Re: Disturbing Factoid

    I agree
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    Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear to be bright until you hear them speak

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    Default Re: Disturbing Factoid

    In a world of individuals, each acting on their own reasoning, correlation is not causation.

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    Yeah, let's close it down. Wouldn't want reality to disturb any mamby pamby world views.
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    I have also been told that if you don't want to look at left handed people, look at the RH negatives, but I suspect that is new feminist science.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KenpoChanger View Post
    Yeah, let's close it down. Wouldn't want reality to disturb any mamby pamby world views.
    Or we could take those world views to a forum where it would be appropriate, as opposed to a martial arts forum.


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