Quote of the day—J.G.A. Pocock

The bearing of arms is the essential medium through which the individual asserts both his social power and his participation in politics as a responsible moral being.

J.G.A. Pocock
Historian, describing the beliefs of the founders of the U.S.
From The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition.
[Another one via Proclaiming Liberty: What Patriots and Heroes Really Said About the Right to Keep and Bear Arms by Philip Mulivor.—Joe]

1 thought on “Quote of the day—J.G.A. Pocock

  1. So for owning and bearing arms, the penis enlargement so well and often described by the anti-rights bigots is a secondary or tertiary benefit, not the primary one? Good to know!

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