The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other animals is the means of his support-the power which he possesses of very greatly increasing these means.
– Thomas Malthus
My brother acquired his first gun when he was very young, from a recently-fled drug dealer’s residence. Now, he lived in a rural orange-grove area, and he shot at coyotes who killed his animals and at drug runners who used the groves for transport. Sometimes he joked that he only shot what moved.
– Susan Straight