The US is better than european about this. They allow people and home owners to have gun. I enjoy reading web seeing thieves and robbers got killed and that makes me very happy. In the past I helped scan thieves conviction records and blast them all over the net to help preventing those vermins from ever getting a job. They steal again, there is always home owners shooting at them anyway. Hopefully, millions die.
In Indonesia, we’re not allowed to have gun. Now search for cikeusik and see what happened.
Charles, while I like your ideal, it’s not how life works. So others don’t rule us we need to be powerful. That means rulling others.To a certain extand it’s be enslaved or enslave. It’s the natural order the strong get favors from the weak. It set bad precedent and getting less and less, but I won’t hold my breath till it’s gone completely.
By the way, I bet the chinese emperor that lingchi guys that criticize his traveling is not really the one getting “offended”. Qing emperors were quite moderate except the last one (which is female acting as emperor). The one that suggest that the emperors should get offended is his political advisor.
But that being said, and this is the reason why I am not fully libertarian, perhaps violation of freedom of speech, prohibiting gum, and stuff is what it truly takes to maintain stability in a country with low tax and redistribution of wealth.
If you want freedom of speech you get people to be smart. When the people are smart, they know that they can get money out of capitalists. So there will be bigger redistribution of wealth. Hence the country, like Europe, then became socialists or mixed.