Willful Ignorance Why do so many anti-gunners choose it?

The human mind simply has a mysterious propensity for believing what comforts us, what our friends think, what experts or moral leaders tell us — and above all, what fits our personal biases. Thinkers from Plato to Ayn Rand have observed the human tendency to prefer comfortable illusions to new facts. Psychologists aren’t even close to understanding this, but novelists, philosophers, and poets know all about it. Thomas Pyncheon observed, “Ignorance is not just a blank space on a person’s mental map. It has contours and coherence, and for all I know rules of operation as well.”

FK – I’ve warned ‘pro-gunners’ for years about getting hung up in the ‘crime argument’ for or against gun control. Even if gun control could be proved to reduce crime over all it would still be evil because it’s not about common crime. it’s about curbing government crime. Our blood domestic enemies who want to disarm us all are authoritarians and slaves by nature. The submissive have been surviving to breed for a long time. It’s way past time to look them square in the eyes and declare: “We have our weapons for you, the same reason we always have weapons, for the pieces of shit who don’t think we should because history clearly shows that’s always who or what they have to be used on. If you don’t like that concept you don’t belong here and it’s time for you to leave and we ain’t askin.’ Now git.”

As I told a woman in New York state a while back: “If they move to take our weapons they’ll find out what blood is.”