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You say you want a revolution? Leave your gun at home

I have been watching a lot of documentaries on the history of firearms lately and I have noticed a parallel between the evolution of civilization and that of war
On the surface, you see the side with the better weapons technology becoming the dominant culture
Under the surface, nations succeed when they abandon outdated tactics, technology and basic principals of thought
But what about Democracy?

Democracy is held up (mostly by the US) as the most civilized form of government on the face of the earth
Because it is a non-violent change of power which makes the old methods of conquest seem barbaric
The US set itself as a shining example of virtue and confidence in itself by leaving it up to chance every 4 years
Obviously, the gun was a necessary measure to protect the liberties and freedoms t...

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