Zombies and Guns

Published at Killing the Buddha on October 27, 2015.

Indeed, high-power and high-caliber weapons for zombie killing employ fantasy to justify guns that might otherwise violate gun laws. Do products made for killing zombies allow fantasy to trump reality? It seems so. I can’t help but wonder about the consequences of marketing real weapons for fantasy targets. Weapons for zombies can also maim, harm, and kill humans. Who are these zombies that purchasers want to eradicate? Who might these zombies represent?