But then it is the computer doing the killing not the gun.
Yes, shooting implies a gun, or some type of projectile, like an arrow or a rock from a slingshot but shooting != killing.
It is 100% accurate is that guns do not kill people. Just like hammers don't hammer nails. It takes a person, or in the case you mentioned, some type of automaton.
the French surrender.
People using guns kill. People using knives kill. People driving cars kill. People using piano wire kill. People using rocks, sticks, baseball bats, frying pans, pillows, rolling pins and poison kill. The objects themselves do not kill, they can be used to kill.
Let's think about this for a second.
If you take down your missiles for a parade thus rendering them unable to be used , and your enemy has the knowledge of the parade, can you guess when your enemy will attack?
I think Newton's first law only applies to space, maybe we need to start figuring out some laws for time.
Apparently you have never financed a vehicle. The bank holds the actual title, you only get a certificate of registration. You cannot sell the car without the title, and the bank will not release it without the loan being paid off.
So if you tried to sell the car, the bank would take the money and you'd end up with nothing.
Chapter 1 is the summary of the creation, chapter 2 goes into details.
You know, I actually like the idea of the fork. I have lost 30 lbs so far by doing 2 things. Decreasing portion sizes and concentrating on not eating fast. Simply decreasing portion sizes is good, but if I ate too fast I would still feel hungry and want more. Slowing down the speed of my eating seems to have given my body more time to signal the brain that I am slow, and having the fork would have been cool because during a good meal with friends, the last thing I wanted to pay attention to what the speed of my eating, and the fork would have been a handy reminder to slow down.
I submit the following for your perusal
Most US companies have eliminated carryover of vacation time/PTO. Most companies no longer have the concept of sick time. Your situation is not the norm.
You are using a 20 year generational span. In the US a generation is now considered to be 25 years.