One of the strongest characteristics of human nature – perhaps the most fundamental characteristic – is the desire for self-preservation. That’s why people will jump out of the way of a speeding car, or duck when someone throws something at them. No one can care as much about your life as you do.
This simple truth is why self-defense cannot be entrusted to others, to police or politicians, because they are incapable of always being around, especially when they are most needed. The insanity of gun control is not that we have insufficient laws, but that we are forced to relinquish our ability for self-preservation to groups or governments that cannot possibly protect us, and who suffer no consequences for failing.
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