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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

All The Way Down the Slippery Slope

From Mindful Musings comes this excellent 1999 essay which

"...aims to refine the understanding of slippery slopes by examining a particular nation that did slide all the way down the slippery slope. When the twentieth century began, the right to arms in Great Britain was robust, and subject to virtually no restrictions. As the century closes, the right has been almost obliterated. In studying the destruction of the British right to arms, this Essay draws conclusions about how slippery slopes operate in real life, and about what kinds of conditions increase or decrease the risk that the first steps down a hill will turn into a slide down a slippery slope."

Read the whole thing.

And snark not at the Brits.

All objective indications to date are that most American gun owners will be just as gutless come confiscation time as were their British kin.

Alea iacta est.


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