Can't we all just get along? (guess not
I've always made it a point to get to know how things in
general worked. Like most, I can: do repair sewing, ride a horse,
ride a bicycle, swim,
shoot and maintain a variety of guns,
chop down a tree ( yes, there is
a proper way to
swing an ax, maul, and sledgehammer, and a right way to
cut wood), start and maintain a fire, cook, backpack, do first
aid, fight a fire, and use a fire extinguisher properly, change
a tire, patch an innertube, amongst many other useful things.
But there are simply things in life beyond our control, and we are
all going to die one day. Learning and accepting this is also a
As such, I never found the need to figure out the field-stripping
and operating techniques of every firearm on the planet.