This is a discussion on History from the Barrel of a Gun within the The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; History from the Barrel of a Gun By Gerard Valentino Those on the left try to paint the history of humankind as a constant evolving ...
History from the Barrel of a Gun
By Gerard Valentino
Those on the left try to paint the history of humankind as a constant evolving process of refinement and increasing levels of civilized behavior with all major advances discovered by the scientific method. They also try to paint war as barbaric and only useful to cover upcoming administration scandals or, if a Republican president is responsible for using force, as a political game to be played regardless of the damage it does to our soldiers fighting overseas.
Despite the left’s claims to the contrary, however, the history of freedom is intertwined with the history of warfare, and in particular the history of the firearm. War spurred most of the major scientific breakthroughs in the fields of medicine, engineering, flight, metallurgy, communications and physical fitness. Even today many of the technological breakthroughs we take for granted like Global Position Systems in cars were perfected for use by the military.
Most of the key battles for freedom were only possible because of private ownership of firearms.
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