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Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes;
Originally posted by FrenchOsage
those doc's ain't got nuttin' on our military when it comes to murdering kids...and women...and old men...and anyone that they think stands in the way of profit.
I'd say its because those usually behind these ideas are violent and many actually wish to force their own ideas on everyone else. Who decides what to revolt for? You? Me? La Raza? The New Black Panthers? The Marxists? The Anarchists? The Communists? Jihadists? The Jews? The Christians? The Maoists? The Leninists? NAMBLA? Michael Moore? Obama? Imadinnerjacket (Ahmadinejad)? George Soros? George Bush? The Libertarians? The Green Party? The Tea Party? The Hindu's? The Scientologists? The Free Masons?
I've also noticed the threads and the level of leeway the Mods are giving considering organizing is forbidden here and some of the threads seem to be trying to organize.
Right now those that are hurting forget that 80% or more of us are still doing just fine. Neither a bad or good thing but you would never get a large enough consensus based on a single ideology to get far. If it turned violent the whole country would turn back on you. Free people know they already have it pretty good. This cannot be compared to what our Founding Fathers dealt with and its disingenuous to say so and naive to think so in my opinion.
ATS would not exist at all if it were anything like the times real Revolutions occurred and if the situation were that dire. Now in say a Theocracy like Iran it can and likely should happen. Here though we still have peaceful means to deal with it. All it would be here is one group outside the mainstream trying to force their wants on the vast majority of the rest of us by force. That is not a revolution, it's a Coup which is what some groups want. See Castro, Che and people like Mao or Stalin for how those Revolutions were forced on the people.
Looking at your threads on this same topic you are trying to organize here. Is that true? I am pro-gun ownership but I hope right now you don't own one. Are you drunk?
America is too far gone for most means, but not for Revolution. The recent Muslim Spring should show that countries are never "too far gone" for their people to awaken en masse.... they only need someone to show them the way.