They really mean control.
It’s an old – and ought to be obvious con. It also ought to raise a question. When did our “safety” become the legitimate business of the government? The Constitution isn’t a Day Care code of conduct; we’re supposed to be free adults – free to make choices for ourselves, including assumption of risk.
This idea that our saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaafety is the business of government amounts to an assertion of the legitimacy of being parented by the government; that is, by other people. And who are these people? An agglutination of strangers who think they are are mom and dad – except they aren’t preparing us for responsible adulthood but seeking to encapsulate us in perpetual childhood.
For the sake of control.
Theirs – over us.
To snatch a line from Herman Goring – the Reichsmarschall of the Greater German Reich – and turn it to more honorable ends:
Whenever I hear the word control, I release the safety catch on my Walther… .
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