[ExI] right to try bill

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Wed Sep 28 19:30:39 UTC 2016



From: extropy-chat [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Rafal Smigrodzki
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Subject: Re: [ExI] right to try bill




On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 9:37 PM, Stathis Papaioannou <stathisp at gmail.com <mailto:stathisp at gmail.com> > wrote:


 But the point I wanted to make was that citizens bearing arms is NOT a deterrent to tyrrany.


### Are there any historical examples of tyrannies (or more specifically, highly centralized, highly unpopular and highly intrusive government) successfully functioning against well-armed societies?





Rafal, to become a tyranny, they need to disarm the society first.  As soon as a government starts down that road, we already know what they have in mind.



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