No man owns me. All man can do is practice the timeless, criminal art of threatening to separate my soul from her physical host.
Of all the religions in the world, perhaps the religion of liberty is the only faith capable of purity.
We sensible often resist intrusive love and its chaos practically, employing measures to prevent the former for fear of the latter. But for all our wit and work, that desperation for control also prevents the pure, transcendental freedom more often delivered by both.
The Second Amendment is timeless for our Founders grasped that self-defense is three-fold: every free individual must protect themselves against the evil will of the man, the mob and the state.
Most gun control arguments miss the point. If all control boils fundamentally to force, how can one resist aggression without equal force? How can a truly free state exist if the individual citizen is enslaved to the forceful will of individual or organized aggressors? It cannot.