An Armed Society is a Politically Dangerous Society
“An armed society is a polite society,” says the NRA propaganda line.
This is incredibly and preposterously wrong. It also immature and against the better nature of man’s evolution.
According to Elyse Avina, the phrase “an armed society is a polite society” originated from a Robert A. Heinlein book, Beyond This Horizon. In the book is the entire quote.
“an armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. For me, politeness is a sine qua…