calebcrye wrote:... the freedom to make up our own minds.
But other than that, the remainder of the post was absurd, if I may plagiarize. So many historical inaccuracies slanted by what I can only call a dangerous patriotism.
That said, the reality is the world is filled with those with the same characteristics. And like a self-fulfilling prophesy, you and yours will want to prove your side is right and lead to violence.
I would have absolutely no problem designing offensive or defensive weapons as long as 1 rule is followed: Anyone who directs/votes for/wants military action must be on the front line with their children, grandchildren and their most significant relationships. That way, I am somewhat confident it is a real threat versus a perceived threat.