“Guns don’t shoot people, people shoot people”. It is a popular saying, and it is a hard one to argue with. A gun, for example, does not have a consciousness and has no free will; therefore, it cannot be held responsible for its actions, because it only does what it is designed to do. At the same time, I find this reasoning too easy. A gun may not be a moral agent, but it certainly has a moral imprint. If a tool is designed to do harm -- or if there are known malfunctions that can cause harm -- the designers and engineers have a certain moral responsibility
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