Professor David Yamane has gotten permission to publish several of the essays from his Sociology of Guns seminar. They are mostly from people who had never fired or even held a gun in their lives. The person who had fired a gun still had somewhat limited experience.
- Student Range Visit Reflection: Fear to Fun
- Student Range Visit Reflection: Fear of the Unknown
- Student Range Visit Reflection #3: A Strange Mixture of Emotions
- Student Range Visit Reflection #4: Becoming More Comfortable Around Firearms
They are interesting, as it shows how some calm instruction, and talk of safety, can go a long way to combat the misinformation that is floating around out there. At least to me. Each one is fairly short.