"Stability and peace in our land will not come from the barrel of a gun,
because peace without justice is an impossibility."
Bishop Desmond Tutu
(1931- ) Nobel Prize for Peace 1984
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The cycle of brutality that is intrinsically started and expanded by government upon its people for control and gain denies justice and stability.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
    An unarmed population is a population of serf's.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
    A just society now that is peace. Peace does not come from an armed population but from an organized and just population. Taking up guns against ourselves is suicide. Some call pointing a gun at a law enforcement officer or government "suicide by cop". Mike is on to something. All organizations of man do to some extent take away independent action and freedom. On the other hand there must be some benefits to organization and government or else why do we do it.
     -- Waffler, Smith, Arkansas     
    Using brutality to manage 'peace and stability' is impossible. That doesn't mean humankind must disarm itself of weapons for times of danger and self-defense. War is not stability -- therefore we must be prepared for it while using other measures for managing our daily affairs. There is a distinction there.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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     -- RobertSRQ      
    this quote is aw3som3!!!
     -- anonymous     
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