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2022-05-24 Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinian stone-thrower shot by IDF soldiers in West Bank
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Posted by trailing wife 2022-05-24 08:40|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10798 views ]  Top

#1 ...The moral here being, "Don't throw stones."

Posted by MikeKozlowski 2022-05-24 11:47||   2022-05-24 11:47|| Front Page Top

#2 Goliath could not be reached for comment.

Rock or bullet - its only a matter of mass and velocity.
Posted by Procopius2k 2022-05-24 12:34||   2022-05-24 12:34|| Front Page Top

#3 Bullets were originally designed for slingshots, after all — just a shaped rock. As I recall, the archeologists found lots of them outside the walls of Troy.
Posted by trailing wife 2022-05-24 12:49||   2022-05-24 12:49|| Front Page Top

#4 Israel has superior rock throwing tech.
Posted by Silentbrick 2022-05-24 15:02||   2022-05-24 15:02|| Front Page Top

#5 TW -- a Roman battle site in Scotland turned up a huge number of sling bullets with notches cut into them. After some speculation they made a recreation, tested it, and it whistled as it flew.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2022-05-24 22:13||   2022-05-24 22:13|| Front Page Top

#6 Those Romans were such engineers, Rob. Why just do a thing when it can be improved?
Posted by trailing wife 2022-05-24 23:39||   2022-05-24 23:39|| Front Page Top

#7 The Paleo mechanics of stone throwing are poor, often throwing in the dirt or high and away. Only the volume of throwers makes the stones deadly. IDF return fire at the knees is wholly justified.
Posted by The Walking Unvaxed 2022-05-24 23:45||   2022-05-24 23:45|| Front Page Top

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