if you should find your self in a pinch, requiring a weapon, look no further than our stone aged ancestors. While primitive, they were quite successful at killing things.
Most of their tools and weapons fell into two categories
Things you can Throw, And...
Things you can Swing
However, with our large brains and superior technology, humans have devised another category:
Things you can Shoot
Are we having a philosophical discussion here, or am I being reprimanded?