Friday, July 6, 2012

"The Military Myth"

Would you take advice from this guy? Maybe on weight lifting but not on optic set-up.
In my opinion Ebbs has hit the nail on the head. Far too often we see folks opine on firearms related topics that have no bearing on the subject other than being a cop/soldier/marine/etc. or being a buddy of such; in many cases. I will be the first to acknowledge that I am always learning and belief that everyone should approach everyday with the same attitude.

The idea that every cop/soldier/marine/etc has the capability to comment on firearms with any amount of authority is a myth. Keep in mind; there are always exceptions to the rule. There are many firearms experts in our Armed Forces/Law Enforcement but being apart of the organization doesn't make you an expert by default.

Haus of Guns' article is refreshing and much needed. The 'Military Myth' is a very relevant issue. Far too many take for gospel what should be taken with a grain of salt from people who have little to no bearing on the subject or firearms. Ebbs sums it up well:
"IF YOU DEMAND EXCELLENCE EVENTUALLY THE IDIOTS AND SELF RIGHTEOUS PRIMA DONNA’S WILL SORT THEMSELVES OUT. CIVILIAN, MILITARY OR EX-MILITARY INCLUDED."
Ebbs' article is not meant to be demeaning or disrespectful. It has been offered to us in such a way to foster comments and discussion. I think Ebbs will find many in agreement with few otherwise.

I encourage you to read the full article: The Military Myth

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