Okay, pretend you're a man of smaller stature and a strong muscular guy wanted to beat the tar out of you because you were an easy target to be robbed or something. You wouldn't be wishing you had a gun for protection then?<quoted text>Good luck finding someone twice my size, maybe an NFL lineman? Homer has gotten by just fine for going on 50 years without ever getting the tar beat out of him.
It's not the weapon, it's the person using the weapon. Hands and muscles can be just as lethal. Why don't you get that, Homer?